Wi-Fi network is an excellent choice if you do not want to trade with wire and if you want to transfer your laptop to a different location. Although WI-Fi is useful some Windows 10 users informed Wi-Fi does not have valid IP configuration on windows 10. This error message will prevent from using Wi-Fi go through with this article.
- 1 Wi-Fi Does not Have Valid IP Configuration on Windows 10, How to Fix it?
Wi-Fi Does not Have Valid IP Configuration on Windows 10, How to Fix it?
Solution 1. Reset TCP/IP
This is one of the simplest ways to fix the problem to Reset follow the steps.
1.Start Command Prompt as administrator. Press windows key + X and select Command Prompt(Admin) from the menu.
2.Open the Command Prompt enter the following lines:
- netsh winsock reset
- netsh int ip reset
3. Close the Command Prompt and restart your PC.
If you use static IP address you will have to set it again. if the previous command did not work you might want to try these command as well:
Solution 2. Change Wireless SSID and Password
It was reported that you can fix Wi-Fi does not have valid IP configuration problem by accessing your modem and changing the wireless SSID and password. To follow this you just want to connect your PC to your modem using Ethernet cable access your, modem and change wireless SSID and password. For extra features on how to do that we strongly suggest that you check your modem manual.
Solution 3. Set the Channel Width to Auto
One of the suggested solutions is to set the channel width to Auto. To do this just go through this steps.
- Press Windows Key + X and choose Network Connection from the menu.
- When network Connection window open right-click on a wireless connection and choose Properties from the menu. Click the Configure button and go to the advanced tab.
- Locate 802.11n Channel Width for band 2.4 and st it to Auto.
- click OK to save changes which are made.
Solution 4. Set Your IP Address Manually
If you connect to the wireless network you are usually given an IP address. This process is done by DHCP but if there is a problem with DHCP or with its configuration you will get an IP configuration problem. It has suggested by users is to assign an IP address to your device manually. Follow the steps to do that:
- Open Network Connection by pressing Windows Key + X.
- Right-click on your wireless network and choose Properties from the menu.
- Then select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click the properties.
- Open properties window select the Use the following IP address option and enter the IP address subnet mask and Default gateway. Use the setting that works for our configuration but you force have to enter different data. In addition, you will have to enter the DNS server manually.
- Next click on the button OK.
Solution 5. Change The Number of DHCP Users
By some users, you can fix this problem by increasing the number of DHCP users. Some routers are usually limited to 50 DHCP users and this can affect Wi-Fi does not have valid IP configuration problem. To fix this problem you need to access your more rote and increase the number of DHCP users manually. Users reported that after increasing the number of DHCP users problems are solved. And some users suggest that you can fix this issue with IP configuration by increasing the number of maximum wireless users. Some routers are limited to only 10 users and by increasing the maximum number of users the problem can be solved.
Solution 6. Perform a Clean Boot
By some users require that you can fix this problem by performing a Clean boot. By using Clean boot you will disable all third-party apps and services that might be interfering with your wireless connection. To Clean the boot follows these steps:
- Open your Keyboard for that press Windows Key + R and enter msconfig. and click on OK.
- After opening window Configuration select Selective startup and uncheck Load startup items.
- Then go to Service tab check Hide all Microsoft services and click Disable all button.
- Go to startup tab and click on open Task Manager.
- When you open Task Manager you will see a list of startup apps. right-click on all of them and choose Disable.
- After disabling all startup apps close Task Manager and click apply and ok in windows configuration window.
- Next, restart your computer.
Afer Restarting your computer check if the problem is solved or not. If the problem does not appear again you might need to enable the disable service and application and find the one which is causing this problem so you can remove it or update it.
Hope you got to know how to fix the Wi-Fi does not have valid IP configaration proplem. If you have any queries regarding this article let us know in comment section.