A. If you right-click a network connection and select Status, Windows displays information about the connection's speed, duration of connection, and packet activity. For XP and later, a Repair option appears on the Support tab. When you click Repair, Windows attempts to resolve a range of problems. Specifically, the OS
- Attempts to renew the DHCP lease, if the connection obtains its IP address through DHCP, using a broadcast message.
- Flushes the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) cache using the command
arp -d *
- Flushes the NetBIOS cache using the command
- Flushes the DNS cache using the command
- Reregisters the NetBIOS name and IP address with WINS using the command
- Reregisters the computer name and IP address with DNS using the command