Win 7 / Vista DHCP setup
You usually don't have to do anything to prepare a computer for a DHCP connection, but if you want to check that everything is ready to go, follow the instructions below.
Click on the Start Button, and go to the Control Panel.
In the Control Panel, click on Network and Internet.
Next, open the Network and Sharing Center
On the left side of the screen will be a list of tasks. Click on Manage Network Connections
Right Click on Local Area Connection and click on Properties in the context menu.
Click on the words Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and they will highlight in blue. Click on Properties.
In the TCP/IP properties, click the radio button for Obtain an IP address automatically. Optionally, you can enter the DNS server addresses.
Click ok, close the networking window, and you are done!