ethernet IP validity, network configuration proble

  omar farouki 11:23 31 Aug 2017

suddenly I get 'ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration'. indicates there is an unidentified network. can't connect to internet

  Forum Editor 18:27 31 Aug 2017

Are we talking about Windows 10 here?

Assuming that we are, try this:-

  1. Hold the Windows key and Press R.

  2. Enter ncpa.cpl in the search field and click OK.

  3. Right click your Network Adapter in the Network Connections window and select Properties.

  4. From the Ethernet Properties window, check Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click on Properties.

You will then see the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties window. Enable the following options:

Obtain an IP Address Automatically

Obtain DNS Server Address Automatically

  omar farouki 20:22 31 Aug 2017

many thanks for your reply no connection with either of the two desktops connected to the virgin media hub at the same time w

  omar farouki 20:27 31 Aug 2017

please help more if possible using windows 10

  omar farouki 11:03 04 Sep 2017

it seems the fault was due to a faulty hub lan switch. Replacing this with another, resumed internet connection

  Forum Editor 15:57 04 Sep 2017

That's good news. Please tick your thread as resolved.

  omar farouki 23:34 07 Sep 2017

thread resolved

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