Fix Windows 10 No Internet Problem though Wifi or Cable Connected with Auto IP Address

The Problem:

  • Windows 10 PC (probably upgraded from Windows 7 or 8)
  • Network is connected (Wifi or Cat5)
  • Yellow exclamation mark on network icon saying internet is not connected
  • Attempting to do a network repair fails
  • Wifi or Ethernet adapter has an autoconfig IP address  (169.x.x.x)
  • ipconfig/release then ipconfig/renew results in “File Not Found”

The Solution:

  • Run as Administrator command prompt (yes, must be in administrator mode) and enter the following:
netsh int ip reset
  • Reboot

That’s it. Fixed!

 

Step By Step Guide:

  • Click Start
  • Scroll start menu to “W” and expand “Windows System”
  • Right Click on “Command Prompt”, Hover over “More” and then Left Click on “Run As Administrator

 

  • Click “Yes” when asked if you want to allow this program to make changes to your computer
  • Type this line and press enter:
netsh int ip reset

 

  • You should get a result like this:

  • Reboot your computer
  • Fixed!
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