If you here to come across the issue to fix error message local area connection does not have a valid IP configuration. Then you are in the right place at the right time. Now if you faced this kind of problem, whenever got connected to the Internet, and you cannot log into the Internet due to IP configuration issue. Then here is something for you that can help you to fix this network connection problem in Windows 10. Although Windows 10 is one of the best creation of Microsoft team, this network LAN IP configuration is one of the most dedicating and challenging issues to the Microsoft developers.
Local area connection doesn’t have a valid IP configuration error on windows 10
Try this thing first.There is a lot of anonymous is in which block your local area connection with a valid IP configuration on Windows 10. Such as wrong time, date and place or some ransomware attack or Ethernet driver problem or network adaptor problem. But we don’t waste time to find out the reason. In this post, we provide you with the best solution which helps to fix the local area connection does not have a valid IP configuration problem.
Make a wireless network report
It is a basic way of work around this issue. That helps you to diagonalize the network problem or at least it provides you with some vital information to work around this issue
- At first, make a right click on the Start Window button with your mouse then go to Command Prompt (Admin) open it.
- Then type a command
netsh wlan show wlanreport
and hit Enter.
- This procedure generates an HTML file which can open in your default web browser enlisted on your Windows 10.
Make sure that either your cable modem or your Internet service provider(ISP) works correctly
- First of all, open the command prompt (Admin) as I instructed you earlier. Then type a command ipconfig. Now search IP address at first, then look for the Default Gateway and write it down somewhere.
- Now press Windows key + R to open Run. Now type ping <Default Getaway> -t. For example, suppose my Default Gateway is 192.168.0.1. Then type ping 192.168.0.1 -t. Then hit Enter. It will open Command Prompt screen then you should see some spontaneous reply. Such as below. Just you have to press Ctrl + Pause Break to get those result on command prompt.
Pinging 192.168.0.1 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.0.1: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=64. Ping statistics for 192.168.0.1: Packets: Sent = 1, Received = 1, Lost = 0 (0% loss), Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds: Minimum = 1ms, Maximum = 1ms, Average = 1ms, Control-Break
Now there will be 3 cases. If the Ping is successful, then it will give you the result just like above.
Pinging 192.168.0.1 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.0.1: Destination net unreachable. Request timed out. Ping statistics for 192.168.0.1: Packets: Sent = 2, Received = 0, Lost = 2 (100% loss), Control-Break
If you got request timed out or destination host unreachable, then there might be a problem with your Internet service provider (ISP).
Manually update and Install the network adapter driver from the device manager
- Open device manager with the help of Cortana on Windows 10. Then find network adapters option. Make a right click on the network adaptors then select refresh driver software.
- Now select Browse my computer for driver software to update the driver of network adaptor.
- Select Browse then search the location where the driver file stored. Then select ok.
- Now select Next and follow the steps to install the network adapter driver and close it.
- After installing the network adapter driver, reboot your computer and check that fix the connection issue.
Run network troubleshoots are followed by networking commands
The network troubleshooting option will help you to diagnose and fix the local area network connection doesn’t have a valid IP configuration problem. So, it helps get you to connect with your Internet again.
To run first Network Troubleshooter
- Make a search on the Taskbar and start network specialist as identify and repair network problems and hit Enter.
It will detect your problem in name resolution. After some time it shows you “Troubleshooting has completed”. It will also give a message like “Troubleshooting was unable to fix all out the issue found automatically.” You can find more details below.
If troubleshooter does not fix your network connection problem, then try this way
- Reset the TCP/IP stack
- Release the IP address
- Renew the IP address
- Flush and reset the DNS client resolver cache.
Now Run those networking commands in Command Prompt on Windows 10
- At first, open Command Prompt (Admin) as I told you first.
Then run the following commands simultaneously according to the listed order and check your connection problem fixed.
netsh winsock resetand hit Enter.
netsh int ip resetand hit Enter.
ipconfig /releaseand hit Enter.
ipconfig /renewand hit Enter.
ipconfig /flushdnsand hit Enter.
Try to roll back the network adaptor driver
If you have recently installed a new network adaptor driver and connected before, Thai to rollback your network adapter driver to the previous version that will help you much.
- At first open, the device manager looks for the network adapter then search the adaptor name.
- Make a right-click on the network adapter and then select properties.
- You can find driver tab selected and then select roll back driver.
- If it shows you a message that is available to go back driver that means, there is no driver to roll back.
- Restart your computer and see if that fixes the network connection error message.
Temporarily turned off firewall of your computer
- Open Command Prompt (Admin) and type a command
netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off
then press Enter.
- Now open your default web browser and make a search Google.com that you trust much.
- To enable firewall again then open Command Prompt (Admin) and type a command
netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state on
- Then press Enter.
Allow the firewall on your computer, if you find that the firewall software caused that of network connection issue. Then there is some problem on your operating system.
Use network reset option to reinstall network driver
- At first, press Windows button and then go to settings of Windows 10.
- Find the Network and Internet option then go to status and then network reset option.
- You can see on the networks reset screen, Reset now select that and select Yes to confirm.
Now, wait for you restart of your PC and see if that fix your networking issues.
The final words
Till now if you cannot get rid of this problem then it must be your hardware problem corrupted either your Ethernet cable Cat 5e/Cat6 or RJ45 port or some other machinery fault. We cannot provide any hardware problem solution. To get return assistance for your computer hardware issue, Intel Support helps you 24×7.Hope these above solutions will help you to fix the error on network problem local area connection doesn’t have a valid IP configuration.