Why is my PC no longer able to run Netscape or check my mail?

Problem: Why can I no longer run Netscape or check my mail on my Windows NT or 2000 PC?

Reason: Part of the VolNet project is to assign new network numbers (IP addresses). Your PC my not have requested a new address.

Solution 1: Perform a release and renew of the IP address by following the instructions below:

  1. Click on the Start menu and select Run from the list.

  2. Type command at the prompt and hit the Enter key. The following window will appear:

  3. As shown in the window, type ipconfig /release.

  4. Type ipconfig /renew.

  5. You should now see a 160.36.x.x IP address.

  6. Try Netscape or Internet Explorer to see if it works properly.