How to Restore Network Settings to Default in Windows 10

by Harry Williams Manager

Restoring the network settings is the best way to get you back online. By resetting these settings, you can refresh your whole computer’s network settings. If your PC sometimes disconnects and repeatedly connects, then you should follow this article to troubleshoot your network issues.

When you do a network settings reset, it uninstalls network adapter drivers and reinstalls them by itself.

How to Perform Network Settings Reset in Windows 10?

 We are providing the shortest and easiest way to reset network settings:

  1. Hit the Window/Start key on your keyboard.
  2. Type network.
  3. Click on the Network and Sharing Center.
  4. Now click on network and internet.
  5. From the left menu bar, click on Status.
  6. Scroll down and see Network Reset button link.
  7. Click on it and then read the information message.
  8. Now click on Reset.
  9. Select yes when asked for confirmation.
  10. Now you will see a popup message that your computer is now going to restart to complete the process.
  11. Save your work and click on the restart to get the job done.

After the restart, you will see that your internet is disconnected because of resetting the network settings. Now click on the network icon and choose your connection and connect again to start internet surfing.  

Re-Installing Previous Internet Settings

If you were using any additional internet safety or privacy applications such as VPN service, then you will require to reconfigure your VPN settings. To configure your VPN settings follow below recommendations:

  1. Open your VPN application.
  2. Now go to IP.
  3. Enter your full IP address.
  4. Also, check other VPN settings.
  5. Make sure you configure settings exactly like you did when you installed that application.

If you are using an office or corporate network, then you might also need to reconfigure your proxy server settings. To do that, follow the below guide:

  1. On your keyboard hit the Windows/Start key.
  2. Then search Internet Options and then click on it.
  3. Select the Connections from the above menu.
  4. Click on LAN settings.
  5. Now choose a proxy server whichever is compatible for you.
  6. Immediately hit the okay button.
  7. Now click on restart if asked. If no popup appears for a restart then manually restart your PC.

Restarting a PC is essential after updating any new settings. It helps a computer to understand and apply changes according to settings.

Wrapping It Up

The whole procedure was pretty much manageable. Now if the network issue still appears, then immediately contact your network provider. The problem is not your computer or software. It is your network provider’s fault.

John Watson is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about security. He writes about the latest updates regarding and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.


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