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Windows 10 update causes network issues - Not getting IP Address [Solved]

Ask a question kieferschild 2352Posts Sunday October 5, 2008Registration date ModeratorStatus October 10, 2017 Last seen - Last answered on Dec 20, 2016 at 04:59 AM by kieferschild
Hello,

If you find that you're not getting an IP address from the DHCP server you can follow theses steps:

1. Open command prompt as administrator (CTRL + X)
2. Type netsh winsock reset catalog and press enter
3. Type netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log and press enter
4. Restart your PC
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Are you getting an IP address from your router?

What come back when you do ipconfig/all
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tnkgunner 14Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 16, 2016 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 11:47 AM
No, my laptop is working on WiFi, my desktop is the problem. I don't have Wifi built into it so I can't test that theory. I was saying that all phones, tablets, and laptops all work fine on Wifi.
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kieferschild 2352Posts Sunday October 5, 2008Registration date ModeratorStatus October 10, 2017 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 11:52 AM
On the desktop can you go to device manager (CTRL + X) and uninstall the network adapter drivers and reboot?
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tnkgunner 14Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 16, 2016 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 11:53 AM
I will once the scan and repair finishes, it took over 3 hours about 4 weeks ago when I had issues. I will be AFK for awhile anyway. I will do that once I return, then report back.
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tnkgunner 14Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 16, 2016 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 05:11 PM
Rebooting now, what is the next step?
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tnkgunner 14Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 16, 2016 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 05:16 PM
And BOOOM, upon log in, I am back up and runninng. Thank you very much kieferschild
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Whenever this is entered, netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log, my PC is telling me that access is denied. It's my home PC and I am the admin, so why is this happening? I know it's probably something simple.
kieferschild 2352Posts Sunday October 5, 2008Registration date ModeratorStatus October 10, 2017 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 10:50 AM
At the top of your command prompt does it say administrator?

If yes, then the message you're getting is normal. Give it a restart.
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tnkgunner 14Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 16, 2016 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 10:51 AM
Affirmative, however, nothing changes upon restart.
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No problem. Have a good Christmas
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In my experience Windows updates in the best possible situation do nothing with your system, nothing good or bad BUT in all other situation it cause some kind of problem, small or big, ignorable or not-ignorable SO after installing Windows I ALWAYS disable Windows Update Service.
ac3mark 8017Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration date ModeratorStatus October 20, 2017 Last seen - Dec 19, 2016 at 04:32 PM
@emily white, you will find yourself with a boat anchor eventually! People need to understand you must complete updates! With 10, it just take a little longer, but WELL WORTH IT!
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kieferschild 2352Posts Sunday October 5, 2008Registration date ModeratorStatus October 10, 2017 Last seen - Dec 20, 2016 at 04:59 AM
You may as well not have an anti-virus either!

There are reasons for Windows updates. They have security fixes, patch fixes...

Only a fool would not update their computer.
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