How to fix an IP conflict

IP addressThese conflicts often occur when the network is not using DHCP to automatically assign IP addresses, and two devices are manually assigned the same IP address.

If you're computer has DHCP enabled, often rebooting the computer allowing it to get a new address assigned to it will resolve the issue.

If you're not sure if you're using DHCP or are using a static IP address, either try to locate the computer or device using the IP address or manually change your IP address to something else. For example, if the address was changing it to