If there are problems in the network, resetting network adapters in Windows 11 can solve the problem!
Windows 11 settings as always (Windows + i key)
2. Via Network & Internet ► scroll down and open advanced network settings
3. Scroll on the right side again to: Reset network
4. Press the button Reset now
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Once you have completed the above steps, restart your computer. This will remove and then reinstall your network adapters and restore other network components to their original settings. After that you have to reinstall all network software, passwords, ....!
So use it in an extreme emergency!
otherwise please: ► Read more tips on networking under Windows 11 !
Here you will find other helpful tips about networks and the like under Windows 11, which may help you prevent problems or avoid network problems or simply learn something new.
Resetting network adapters on Windows can be helpful in some cases, especially if you have network connection problems, internet connection problems, or other network problems. Resetting the network adapters can help resolve software issues or configuration errors. Here are some reasons why you might reset the network adapters:
Troubleshooting: If you're having trouble with your network connection and aren't sure what the problem is, resetting network adapters can help resolve most software problems.
Configuration problems: If your network configuration is incorrect or you have changed it and are now having problems, resetting the adapters can return the configuration to the default settings.
Driver problems: Sometimes corrupt or outdated network drivers can cause problems. Resetting the adapters can help resolve driver issues.
IP conflicts: If there are IP address conflicts on the network, resetting the adapters can help resolve these conflicts.
Here is another method to reset the network adapters on Windows:
Press Windows + X and select Command Prompt (Administrator) or Windows PowerShell (Admin).
Type the following command and press Enter:
netsh winsock reset
Restart your computer.
After the restart, the network adapters should be reset.
However, it is important to note that resetting the network adapters will remove all network configurations and connections, including WiFi passwords and static IP addresses. You must re-enter this information after the adapters are reset.
Before resetting the network adapters, you should make sure that it is a useful troubleshooting measure and that you have all the necessary information and credentials for your network on hand. In most cases, it is advisable to take other troubleshooting steps first, such as checking cables, updating drivers, or restarting your router, before resorting to this measure.
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FAQ 96: Updated on: 9 October 2023 11:29