Fix Wi-Fi doesn’t have a valid IP configuration in Windows 10

Windows Troubleshooter mostly useless when we want to find the fix of an error but sometimes it gives us just the name of the error so we can search and resolve the error by ourselves. This issue can be found if you are troubleshooting your network connection.





This issue can happen due to network adapter problems. Basically, this issue is an improper allocation of IP address to your computer. We have found some solutions for this error which are listed below.

Method 1 – Renew your IP Address

If your issue is with the improper IP address it can be solved by reallocating it by command prompt. Follow these steps to reallocate IP Address to your computer.

STEP 1 – Press the Windows button and Search for Command Prompt. Right click on the first result and select run as administrator.

 

Cmd Admin

 

STEP 2 – Select yes on the prompt, it will open Command Prompt window.

STEP 3 – Type ipconfig/release and press Enter.

 

Ipconfig Release

 

STEP 4 – Type ipconfig/renew and press Enter.

 

Renew Ipconfig

 

STEP 5 – Type exit and press Enter.

Close the command prompt Window and check that your IP has changed. Check for valid IP configuration error in troubleshooting.

 

Method 2 – Reset TCP/IP

STEP 1 – Press the Windows button and Search for Command Prompt. Right click on the first result and select run as administrator.

STEP 2 – Type netsh winsock reset and press Enter.

 

Cmd Tcp Ip

 

STEP 3 – After that type netsh int ip reset and press Enter.

 

Tcp Ip Renew

 

 

STEP 4 – Reboot your computer and check that error is gone or not

If the error is still there continue with below steps;

STEP 5 –  One Run box by hitting Windows and R button simultaneously.

STEP 6 – Type services.msc and hit the Enter button. It will open up Windows Services.

 

Run Service

 

 

 

STEP 7 – Locate Wired Autoconfig in the list and double-click on to open properties window.

 

Autoconfig

 

STEP 8 – Make sure that the startup type is automatic and service is in running state. Click OK.

STEP 9 – Locate WLAN AutoConfig in the list and double-click on it to open the properties window.

 

Wlan Autoconfig

 

STEP 10 – Check that the startup type is automatic and service is running. Click OK.

Method 3 – Uninstall Network Driver

STEP 1 – Press Windows and X at the same time and choose Device Manager from the menu.

 

Device Manager

 

STEP 2 – Look for the Network adapters and expand it. Right Click on wireless network adapter and choose to uninstall.





 

Uninstall Wireless Driver

 

STEP 3 – Click Ok to confirm.

 

Confirm Uninstall

 

STEP 4 – Restart your computer.

Method 5 – Manually set IP Address

STEP 1 – Open Run box by pressing Windows and R buttons at the same time. Type control and hit Enter.

 

Control Panel Run

 

STEP 2 – Open Network and Sharing Center in the main menu.

 

Network Sharing Center

 

STEP 3 – Click on Change adapter settings from left side menu.

 

Change Adapter Settings

 

STEP 4 – You will find a list of network connections on your computer. Locate your WiFi connection and select properties from right click menu.

 

Properties

 

STEP 5 – Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)  and click on Properties button.

 

Tcp Ip

 

STEP 6 – Select Use the following IP Address, then write the IP Address, Subnet mask, Default gateway and DNS address from the image below.

 

Ip Address

 

STEP 7 – Click  OK.

I hope that your issue has been solved and you can enojoy Internet on your computer. Please comment below if you have any query.


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