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Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration.


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#1 piperca

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Posted 28 April 2016 - 09:47 PM

I've waded through the Internet and found nothing to fix this issue.

New HP Envy 750-114. It was running fine until yesterday. It is a wired Ethernet connection. WiFi works on all other devices in the house. I've reset the router a couple of times, but nothing. I've tried all suggested command prompts, to no avail.

Can anyone help me out? I'd be forever greatful!

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Posted 29 April 2016 - 10:46 AM

Okay, I was able to fix it. Did a system restore, which repaired the IP issue, then changed the network from public back to private. Did a restart and after a few minutes it connected. I have no idea how these settings got changed, but I'm suspecting a system update.

Hopefully this helps someone else with the same issue.

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Posted 30 April 2016 - 06:26 AM

I'm not a networking person, but I've seen this happen with Kaspersky Internet Security.

Never thought it would affect your ability to connect from home though.

I'm glad that you figured it out - thanks for letting us know!


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