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Self-assigned IP address with Apple USB Ethernet Adapter

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Dec 7, 2010 10:37 AM

I recently bought MacBook Air 13'' (Late 2010) and Apple USB Ethernet Adapter but wasn't able to get ethernet network working. I have tried two different routers but it always shows "USB Ethernet has a self-assigned IP address and will not be able to connect to the Internet". Device is recognized, cable is connected (status: connected) but IP is not assigned (even thou it is set to automatic DHCP). Tried renewing IP but no luck - the same issue. Needles to say that ethernet works fine with Windows PC.

The same router perfectly assigns IP if connecting via WiFi.

Any help would be appreciated.


MacBook Air 13'' (Late 2010), Mac OS X (10.6.5)


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