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When you are running Windows 95 and using the TCP/IP protocol, you may receive an error message similar to one of the following messages:
The system has detected a conflict for IP address <xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx> with the system having hardware address <yy-yy-yy-yy-yy-yy>.
The system detected an address conflict for IP address <xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx> with the system having hardware address <yy-yy-yy-yy-yy-yy>. The local interface is being disabled.
To correct this problem, change the IP address. To do so, follow these steps:
This error message occurs on both computers with the same IP address. The computer that is started second displays the message shortly after logging on. The computer that is started first displays the message shortly after the second computers logs on.
Article ID: 148863 - Last Review: November 15, 2006 - Revision: 1.2
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