If you’ve encountered network and internet connectivity issues, WiFi Doesn’t Have A Valid IP Configuration here a few effective methods help to get Wi-Fi back to normal and access the internet without any problem.
The first thing we recommend is to restart Windows, Rebooting the PC refresh the memory clear a temporary glitch that may cause a wifi connectivity issue.
The same thing applies to network devices as well, restarting the router/modem can fix internet speed issues alongside resolving IP issues by effectively resetting the connection with the ISP.
DHCP client service
- Press Windows + R, type services.msc, and click ok,
- scroll down and locate DHCP client service,
- right click on DHCP service select restart,
- If the service is not started, change the startup type to automatic, and start the service. To do this you need to right click on DHCP service and select properties and here make the changes.
Run network troubleshooter
Run the built-in network troubleshooter and allow windows 10 to diagnose and fix problems preventing internet connection.
- Press Windows key + I to open the Settings app,
- Click network & internet then status,
- Here on the right-hand side locate the network troubleshooter and click on it,
- follow on-screen instructions to complete the diagnose process, once done restart your PC.
Refresh TCP/IP Protocol
Open the command prompt as administrator and perform command one by one,
- netsh Winsock reset
- netsh int ip reset
- netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
- netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log’
Now perform the command below to flush DNS cache, release and renew IP address
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /flushdns
- ipconfig /renew
Once done close the command prompt and restart your PC. Now check if the Wifi or internet connection working correctly.
Windows 10 has an inbuilt Network reset tool that uninstalls then re-installs all network adapters and returns all settings to their default in an attempt to fix issues.
- Press Windows key + I to open settings,
- Click network & internet settings, then status on the left-hand side,
- Scroll down and click on ‘’Network reset’’.
- Click ‘’Reset Now’’.
- Windows will restart to make the necessary changes.
- Verify whether this resolves the issue.
Update Network Adapter Drivers
Like any hardware component, the network adapter is dependent on the right set of drivers to function correctly. If the IP configuration problem surfaced recently, updating the drivers can often fix the issue.
- Right-click on the start menu select device manager from the list,
- Expand the ”Network Adapters” option.
- Right-click on your network adapter and select ”Properties”.
- Navigate to the ”Driver” tab. Click on ”Update Driver”.
- When prompted, click on ”Search automatically for updated driver software”.
- Allow Windows to track down the latest driver and install it as required.
- Check if this fixes the issue.
Also from there uninstall the network adapter driver, download the latest network driver from the manufacturer’s website and install it. probably that helps fix the internet connectivity issue on windows 10.