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Im getting assigned an ip that isn't part of my network

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Nov 19, 2012 3:18 PM

Hello,

 

Everytime i plug my network cable into my macbook pro i am getting assigned this ip address 169.254.6.235 and a subnet mask of 255.255.0.0.

 

No router ip, no dns server.

 

however when i plug another notebook in, it works perfectly fine!

 

The ip: 169.254.6.235 isn't even on my range, as the network is a 192.168.x.x so i dont know where this 169.254.x.x is coming from?

 

Further inspection shows this "*.local, 169.254/16" written in the bypass proxy section of the network setup, but thats the same as wifi and wifi works? (sometimes!)

 

Would reallly appreciate some help

 

Matt

MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2010), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), Macbook pro, and iphone 4 affected

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