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I have this 3.5" Gigabit Lan Disk enclosure. I had to reset the IP address to its factory settings by depressing a button behind it for 15-20 seconds. Reason for the resetting was that the company lost the password for this NAS device. After I reset it to its factory settings, its IP address is suppose to be, so I also changed my laptop's IP address to its range to be able to access it. No luck. Then I changed my IP address to dynamic(DHCP).. I saw a change in my IP... Something that is not in range with the NAS device's IP. It assigned me an IP of Isn't that a bit strange?? why is it giving me an IP with 104 except 0?

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What do you know about the DHCP server? – Louis Apr 2 '13 at 0:38
The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has reserved for Automatic Private IP Addressing. – Matt H Apr 2 '13 at 1:09 is a APIA or link local address. not assigned by your DHCP server. – Matt H Apr 2 '13 at 1:10

Because the NAS is a static IP and yours is Dynamic.

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i need to know why is it giving me an ip out of its own range – Dooopey Apr 2 '13 at 7:59
Can anyone tell me HOW EXACTLY you need to reset the 3.5" Gigabit Lan Disk Enclosure? It seems that I didn't reset it completely that is why I am getting this weird IP ranges from it.. – Dooopey Apr 2 '13 at 11:35

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