How To Reset TCP/IP in Windows 10 , 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

How to Reset TCP/IP in Windows: Today in this post we are sharing some known method to Reset TCP/IP in Windows 10 , 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP. These methods will be very handy if you are facing any type of Internet connection issues in Windows Computers.

How To Reset TCP/IP in Windows 10 , 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

If you want to know How To Reset TCP/IP in Windows 10 , 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP. This Guide is for You. In it, we are including Two ways to Reset TCP/IP in Windows Computers as listed Below,

  1. Reset TCP/IP Automatically
  2. Reset TCP/IP Manually

I am explaining the first method first which is also the easiest one, so here it is:

How to Reset TCP/IP Automatically in Windows Computer

If you are facing any Internet connectivity issue, and want to reset the TCP/IP then try the automatic method first. To reset TCP/IP automatically, You just have to follow the below steps:

  1. First of all click the Download button, according to your windows version.
    • Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2
  • A File Download dialog box will pop- up, click Run or Open, and then follow the on Screen steps in the easy fix wizard.

I Hope the easy fix wizard will work for you to reset TCP/IP. If not, then move to the manual method to reset TCP/IP.

How to Reset TCP/IP in Windows 10 and other Windows Version Manually

If the Above method not worked for you, then just follow the steps given below according to your Windows Version.

Note: For all these methods you must be logged on to the computer as an administrator.

How to Reset TCP/IP in Windows 10

  1. In the search box on the taskbar, type Command prompt, Now Run Command prompt with Administrative permission.
  2. Now the Command prompt will be opened. At the command prompt, just run the following commands in the same listed order. After Running all commands check to see if that fixes your connection problem:
Type: netsh winsock reset and press Enter.
Type: netsh int ip reset and press Enter.
Type: ipconfig /release and press Enter.
Type: ipconfig /renew and press Enter.
Type: ipconfig /flushdns and press Enter.

How to Reset TCP/IP in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. In the search bar or Start screen, type CMD. In the search results, right-click on Command Prompt, and then Run it as administrator.
  2. At the command prompt window just enter one of the following command, and then press Enter:
      • Run this one if you want to specify a directory path for the log file like:c:\resetlog.txt.
    netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
      • Run this one If you don’t want to specify a directory path for the log file, then run the following command instead:
  3.                netsh int ip reset
  4. After it Restart your computer.

How to Reset TCP/IP in Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Select Start and then type cmd in the Search program.
  2. Under Programs, right-click on CMD.exe icon, and then Run it as administrator.
  3. When the User Account Control box appears, select Yes.
  4. At the command prompt, enter the following command, and then press Enter:
    • Run this one if you want to specify a directory path for the log file like:c:\resetlog.txt.
    netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
    • Run this one If you don’t want to specify a directory path for the log file, then run the following command instead:
    netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt
  5. After all, Restart the computer.

How to Reset TCP/IP in Windows XP

  1. Just head up to select Start > Run. In the Open box, enter the following command, and then press Enter:
    • Run this one if you want to specify a directory path for the log file like:c:\resetlog.txt.
    netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
    • Run this one If you don’t want to specify a directory path for the log file, then run the following command instead:
    netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt
  2. Now Just Restart the computer.

So what is happening with these commands.

In All windows expect Windows 10, when you run the above-given commands, it overwrites the following registry keys, both of which are used by TCP/IP:

SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters 
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DHCP\Parameters

These commands has the same effect as removing and reinstalling TCP/IP. Just make sure that to run the manual command successfully, you must have to specify a name for the log file in which the netsh actions will be recorded.

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I hope these methods will help you to sort out Internet issue in your Windows Computer. This Post is a part of our nest post which will help you to solve the issue Windows 7, 8, 10, not auto connecting to LAN upon startup. So keep visiting and sharing our post. Feel free to share your problem here, we will try to provide you perfect solution of your problem.

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