In general, troubleshooting helps in finding the issues but the issues should be fixed manually. Here our issue was “Wi-Fi doesn’t have a valid IP configuration “. Now we shall see how to fix this issue on windows 10.
There are many things which cause the problem like incorrect network settings, faulty network drivers. There are 4 solutions to solve this issue. No worries to try all the solutions. Try the best and easiest one which helps you to clear the issue.
Method 1 : Release & Renew IP Address
In many cases, you get this issue due to a problem with your network. Its approved by many users that it helped them to resolve this “Wi-Fi doesn’t have valid IP configuration” issue. If your device really has a problem with the network, this method works in an easy way.
- Open the command prompt as an administrator.
- then enter ipconfig/release and click Enter
- now enter ipconfig/renew and click Enter
- finally, type Exit and click Enter
Method 2: Reset TCP/IP
To reset TCP/IP you need to follow this step.
- Open Command prompt as an administrator
- Type netsh Winsock reset on command prompt and press Enter]
- Next, Type netsh int ip reset and click Enter
Now reboot your system and check if the problem still exists or not.
If the problem still exists after rebooting the device, immediately check whether wired auto configure service and WLAN autoconfig service are running and startup is set to automatic.
These steps help in resolving this issue:
- Press windows+R at a time to get the RUN box
- Type MSC and press OK
- Double click on Wired Autoconfig to view the properties
- Check whether the startup type is automatic or not and also check service status is Confirm these and click on Apply
- Next double click on WLAN Autoconfig
- Again, check the Startup type is automatic or not and the services are running. After confirmation click apply
- Check if the problem is resolved or not.
Method 3: Uninstall Wireless Adapter Driver
The faulty drivers can also cause the problem. If the problem is with the driver, then uninstall the wireless adapter driver & allow windows to reinstall the driver.
Steps to Follow to uninstall:
- Go to Device Manager
- Expand “Network Adapters”, right click on wireless device & click on uninstall
- Click uninstall
- If you see any pop-up window showing “Delete the driver software for this device?” at the bottom corner before clicking ok, check the box next to it.
- Reboot your Pc.
Method 4: Manually Set IP Address
If there is a home network with several computers then IP address of each computer is automatically assigned. We can reset the IP address on the computer if it has a network problem.
Steps to follow:
- Open Control Panel
- Click on Network and Sharing Center
- Select Change Adapter Settings in the left pane
- Right click on Wi-Fi function and click Properties
- Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPV4) and click Properties
- Select Use the following IP address, then set IP address to 192.168,0,x (can choose X to any digit number, if not sure about this, use 192.168,1.14. Set Subnet mask to 255.255.255.0 and set IP gateway to 192.168.0.1.
- Now Use the following DNS server addresses, set the Preferred DNS server to 18.104.22.168 and set the alternate DNS server to 22.214.171.124
- Click Ok