said by koam:
Thanks. Are there any things I can do to check on this through logs or diagnostics?
Before going any further - create a system restore point and reboot just incase there are problems encountered that cause more concern.
Have you updated to the latest drivers off DELL?
The following is possibly suggestive of a router/computer conflict, possible IPv6 conflict, the need for an updated Ethernet driver possibly, hardware failing. There could be a few things.
If you haven't the latest drivers for the Ethernet chipset, download and disconnect from the network while it updates.
If you are not sure use the DELL utility on the laptop or the sites detection for drivers.
For the DHCP, DNS and NetBT errors see the following articles if they persist.DHCP client event ID 1002:
While the link is for sever 2008, I'd see not difference for the network settings for you.
»technet.microsoft.com/en-us/libr···10).aspxDNS client Event ID 1014:
»social.technet.microsoft.com/wik···ent.aspxNetBT Event ID 6008:
After checking you have the latest drivers:
First, can you reboot from the computer to the router and see if the errors go away.
Second, Try the DHCP resolve and verify functions in the first link, maybe check if IPv6 can be turned off all together on the router and your computer. Does the errors go away?
These are what I'd look at first before anything else if you have the confidence in your own work.--
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