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OS X :: IP Address Conflict In AirPort Settings


I have a wireless router with 2 devices connected via ethernet (PC and XBOX 360) and 3 devices connected wirelessley (Imac, macbook, iphone and printer). This morning I was using my imac and all of a sudden I got a message saying another device is using my IP address.

I tried restarting the router, the computer airport but nothing worked. The only other device on at this point was the macbook which received the same message. I assigned a manual address to the imac via the advanced settings in airport but how do I fix this so that IP addresses are assigned automatically?


View 2 Replies (Posted: Oct 9, 2010)

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