Windows Reset Network Adapter

When having problems connecting to the LAN or Internet the following terminal commands may clear the problem.

Reset IP stack; Winsock catalog and firewall

netsh int ip4 reset
netsh int ip6 reset
netsh winsock reset
netsh advfirewall reset # beware resets rules to default

Restart computer to effect changes

Renew IP address

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /renew

If losing network after sleep check adapter settings under “Power Management” to ensure the interface is not powered down to save energy.

 

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