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Screens says, "Anther device on the network is using your

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Screens says, "Anther device on the network is using your computer's IP address (192.168.1.66). Message appears at odd hours. Help!
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  WesPCDr replied 6 months ago.

Hello, I'm Wes, and I'll be assisting you today.

Expert:  WesPCDr replied 6 months ago.

There seems to be another computer or device on your network using the same IP address.

Let's try to change your current IP address. One moment while i get those steps for you.

Expert:  WesPCDr replied 6 months ago.

1. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Network.
2. Select the network port configuration for your computer(such as Ethernet or your SSID of your WIFI network) in the list at the left.
3. Click Configure, then choose Using DHCP from the pop-up menu.
4. Click Apply and reboot the computer
You should now have a different IP address

Expert:  WesPCDr replied 6 months ago.

Let me know if you need additional help so I can assist further.

Also, please rate my answer below so I can get credit for my work.

Thank you.

Expert:  WesPCDr replied 6 months ago.

Did you need additional support?