1.    03 Apr 2015 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Windows 10

    Build 10049 just loaded; cant edit IP v4 settings

    Most of the time the DHCP is fine, but on occasion I need to use a static IP. Suddenly after build 10049 loaded, I cannot.

    Yes I am logged in as administrator. btw, it was fine in build 10041.
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  2.    03 Apr 2015 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    Greyed out for me too. Definite bug.
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  3.    03 Apr 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 210
    Windows 10 Pro 14393.351

    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Greyed out for me too. Definite bug.
    Not a bug. Microsoft disabled Properties button; making changes that are not complete in this build. I used netsh command to setup static ip address and dns entries.
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  4.    03 Apr 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
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    Windows 8.1/10 TP 9926

    I think I remember having read in a thread on the official forums, that if you uninstall the network device through Device Manager, and let Windows install it again by refreshing the list, the bug is gone. I still have to test it myself, but just my 2 cents if you feel like giving it a shot
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  5.    03 Apr 2015 #5
    Join Date : Apr 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.105

    No, deleting Network adapters doesn't help, just tried it. Answer is:

    This is a known issue in 10049. The button is greyed out, and there's no easy way to get it back. This is NOT how the product will ship; we'll bring the button back as soon as possible.
    If you need to set static IP address on build 10049, you can use the New-NetIPAddress cmdlet, or the netsh utility.

    I'm sorry for the trouble this causes you. We don't mess with things without a good reason. In this case, we re-worked some plumbing so that installing network drivers is more reliable, and can be done offline into a VHD. Unfortunately that means we had to temporarily disable the IPv4 and IPv6 properties GUIs, since they weren't ready to work in the new engine yet.

    Posted by Jeffrey Tippet here: https://social.technet.microsoft.com...ew2014Feedback
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