Jun 27, 2004 - General    No Comments

How do I remotely change a WinNT client from a static IP Address to a DHCP client

Use REGEDT32 to edit the remote registry.

1. On the Registry menu, click Select Computer.
2. Enter the ComputerName of the remote client or double-click it in the browse list.
3. Edit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesDHCP.
4. In the right-hand pane, double-click Start and change the data value to 2, which is Automatic.
5. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionNetworkCards1
and write down the data value of ServiceName.
6. Edit SYSTEMCurrentControlSetServices”“ParametersTCPIP where is from step 5.

7. In the right hand pane, double click on:

EnableDHCP – change to 1
IPAddress – change to
SubnetMask – change to

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