How to Renew your IP Address

I bought a new modem the other day. Little did I know that it would take me down the road of rebooting, reinstalling, reconnecting, and rebuking* for most of the day! In the process of setting it up, I had to rejig the wifi connection for the printer. That was just part of the headache.

Somewhere in that process, a help screen (I think it was from HP) told me to renew my IP address. What?!

What to do? Search, of course.

Here’s what I found in 5 very easy steps…

There. You’re done.

I actually have no idea if renewing the IP address made any difference at all in setting up the printer, but now I know how to do it. :)

* (Sorry. I had to find a “re” word for my alliteration.)