1.    16 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 2

    Lose Internet Connectivity after EVERY Windows Update

    EVERY single (unsolicited) Windows 10 Home update procedure knocks out my internet access so I can't access internet after a Windows Update.

    Found several solutions here at 10 Forums some time back. The solution that works for me (on laptop or desktop, ethernet or wifi) is this:

    Go to Control Panel
    > Network & Internet
    > Network and Sharing Center
    > click the Connections: option (either 'Ethernet' or 'Wifi') depending on whether wired or wifi
    > click 'Properties'
    > click once on 'Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)' so it is highlighted
    > click properties
    > ensure 'Obtain an IP address automatically' is selected
    > scroll to Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6) so it is highlighted
    > click properties
    > ensure 'Obtain an IP address automatically' is selected

    Every Windows update removes the 'Obtain an IP address automatically' settings on both my machines.

    My question is:

    Does anyone know how to get these settings to stay permanently? It's so annoying having every single Windows update knock out my internet access.

    Win 10 Home 64 bit connected to ActionTec wireless 802.11N VDSL2 modem router via fibre.

    Thanks in advance.
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  2.    16 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

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  3.    17 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro

    I also have this problem. I find that if I do a cold boot the network settings appear again. I just assumed Microsoft expect everybody to do this as it solves most problems
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