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Local area connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration

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  1. TVEE

    TVEE Thread Starter

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    Our Internet Provider, Telstra, went down for the afternoon but mysteriously ran like clockwork the next morning. All the wireless computers, mobiles etc successfully connected back up to the internet, however, my PC connected by Ethernet says ;
    Local area connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration

    By opening the CMD Prompt window I am able to reconnect via the following prompt;

    ipconfig/release followed by ipconfig/renew

    It gets my PC up and working but it is a nuisance having to do this step each time, what do I need to do to permanently fix this issue?


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  2. TechChris

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    Open network and sharing center, click change adapter settings, select the adapter you are using, Right click and select properties, remove the checkbox beside IPv4 and click apply,then go back in and check the box again and select apply.
    Then restart.
     
  3. TVEE

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    Thanks Chris, but this didnt seem to work. Here are the results I get when i do "ipconfig/release" followed by "ipconfig/renew". Does this shed any light?

    Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.14393]
    (c) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
    C:\Users\User>ipconfig/release
    Windows IP Configuration
    An error occurred while releasing interface Local Area Connection : The parameter is incorrect.

    C:\Users\User>ipconfig/renew
    Windows IP Configuration

    Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::e4d7:eb62:3991:9894%11
    IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.17
    Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.0.0.1
    Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:9d38:6ab8:1883:875:f5ff:ffee
    Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::1883:875:f5ff:ffee%7
    Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{E30FC68D-1BD5-476E-800A-2A2D08B93D66}:
    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    C:\Users\User>
     
  4. Fireflycph

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    Did you restart/reset the modem and router? I don't mean to a factory Default. Just power both off and leave off for a few minutes.

    Also, please post a "ipconfig /all" from a device that's working.
     
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