This article describes how to remove and reinstall TCP/IP on a Windows 2000-based computer.
You may want to remove and reinstall TCP/IP to help resolve the following issues:
- Bindings that are improperly configured on a server.
- Dial-up clients that are unable to connect to a RAS server.
- Network adapter drivers that do not properly bind to the protocol.
To remove TCP/IP from your Windows 2000-based computer:
- Click TCP/IP, and then click Uninstallfrom all dial-up connections and from all LAN connections in the Network and Dial-up Connections tool.
- Install another protocol (NWlink or NetBEUI) to maintain a placeholder for each connection.
- Restart your computer.
- Click LAN connections, reinstall TCP/IP, and then restart your computer.
For additional information about a related topic, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Error message when installing TCP/IP or adding TCP/IP service
For additional information about how to remove TCP/IP from a Windows 2000 domain controller, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to remove and reinstall TCP/IP on a Windows 2000 domain controller
Article ID: 285034 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 5.0
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