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Fix wifi doesn’t have a valid ip configuration. Do you have a problem with your windows 10 WiFi connection? Does your windows 10 computer gives you a limited WiFi connection when you try to connect to a WiFi network? Well lets dive wright in and see when this problem happens.

When Does windows 10 WiFi doesn’t have a valid ip configuration happen?

This problem happens when you try to connect your window 10 laptop to a WiFi network. The computer will connect but the connection will be a limited connection for which you cannot use to access the internet or your network. What windows says when you perform a diagnosis?

If you try windows diagnosis, you will get an error that reads WiFi doesn’t have a valid ip configuration. Now how do you solve or fix this problem?

The fix to Windows10 WiFi doesn’t have a valid ip

To solve windows 10 WiFi doesn’t have a valid ip configuration, follow the following steps.

  1. From your search bar, type cmd and Enter
  2. From the results, right click on Command prompt
  3. Click Run as administrator
  4. In command prompt, type netsh winsock reset enter
  5. Restart your computer

Alternative Commands If netsh winsock reset Fails

If the above command fails to work, you can try these other commands.
Type netsh int ip reset and press Enter.
Type ipconfig /release and press Enter.

After you restart your computer your WiFi connection problem should be sorted.

16 COMMENTS

  1. The time and effort involved in making the video is much appreciated – it saved me a lot of frustration and time!!

    Pardon me if I leave anonymous details.

  2. Thank you so much for this article.
    However, I tried but still failed (after restart).
    Type netsh int ip reset and press Enter.
    message: Resetting OK! Restart the computer to complete this action
    Type ipconfig /release and press Enter.
    message: An error occurred while releasing interface wi-fi: An address has not yet been associated with the network endpoint.
    Please help. Thank you in advance

  3. Thank you very much, this worked just as you said for me and I am back up and running. Totally appreciate your time in putting this together.

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