Network Connection Details in Windows 10
How to find out the network connection details
of connected network connection in your Windows 10 computer? It provides you useful network status related information and help you on network connection troubleshooting too.
If your computer is connected to wireless network, then this is the way to find out the network status:
1) Go to lower right corner (taskbar area) in Windows desktop screen to click on the network icon, after that click on Network settings
2) Scroll down the Network Settings window and click on Change adapter options
The other way to go to this Change adapter options is via: Start->Settings->Network & Internet->Wi-Fi->Change adapter options
3) Right click the Wi-Fi adapter in Network Connections window and click on Status
Here you can do the same on Ethernet 2 wired adapter to check the network connection status too.
4) The Wi-Fi status window will appear, it briefly shows you the following connection info: IPv4 connectivity, IPv6 connectivity, media state, SSID, duration, speed, signal quality and also bytes sent and received. Don’t click Disable
unless you want to disable this wireless adapter.
If you find out there are only bytes sent but very limited bytes received, most likely it’s not connected properly on network. In this case you could click Diagnose
to troubleshoot this network problem.
If you want to find out more info, go ahead to click on Details
. Here basically it shows you the network related info, such as IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, DNS server, etc
If you click on Wireless Properties
, it will allow you to configure the wireless connection settings for this connection, such as when to connect, look for other wireless networks, connect even the network is not broadcasting, security type, encryption type, network security key, etc.
If you click on Properties
, you will then able to change the TCP/IP settings of this wireless adapter.
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