How to Troubleshoot Windows 10 Networking Issues
Let me show you how to troubleshoot Windows 10 networking issues
here! This can be particularly handy as it can be done automatically by using built-in Windows 10 troubleshooting tool to identify common networking problems, such as wrong IP address settings, DNS resolving or faulty network adapter driver issue.
Without further delay, let us follow these step by step instructions to troubleshoot common networking problems on Windows 10:
1) First, let me show you the quickest way to troubleshoot network problem. Right click the network icon on lower right corner of task bar area and click on Troubleshoot problems
2) Network troubleshooting window will appear to start detect the potential problem, but this troubleshooting is limited to network adapter area only.
3) If you want to get more network troubleshooting options, go to Start
and click on Settings
4) In Settings window, scroll down and click on Update & Security
5) Proceed to scroll down to click on Troubleshoot
6) Ok, now you will get the Troubleshoot
window, go ahead to click on Additional troubleshooters
. Feel free to take a look on troubleshooting history by clicking View troubleshooting history
7) The Additional troubleshooters window will appear, and here you get following three network related troubleshooting options as shown below. As an example, I click on Run the troubleshooter
for Internet Connections option.
Find and fix problems with connecting to the Internet or to websites
Find and fix problems with incoming computer connections and Windows Firewall
Find and fix problems with wireless and other network adapters
8) You will then get following two additional options in order to proceed with troubleshooting. I choose the first one as I got problem connecting to Internet.
-Troubleshoot my connection to the Internet
-Help me connect to a specific web page
9) It will then proceed to troubleshoot to detect problems.
10) It will take around 1-2 minutes to complete the troubleshooting and show the result. An an example here, the troubleshooter shows that The DNS server isn't responding
after completing the troubleshooting, essentially due to incorrect DNS server configured on this Windows 10 computer. That's it, you can then proceed to fix the problem.
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