1.    11 Aug 2015 #1
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    Can't set my laptop wifi to static ip address! No internet access!


    I recently changed my wifi network card to Intel Centrino 6235-N. I can only access internet if I choose dynamic ip address. If I set it to static then I only get limited access, the wifi icon has a yellow triangle.
    I've tried every possible solution to get my wifi to use static ip; reinstalling driver, changing driver, use secpol.msc to get my "unidentified network" to use a private profile not public. All this to no avail.
    How do I get my laptop to use a static ip address? I've never had this problem of setting a static ip address in any of my computers being Windows or Linux. Only my Windows 10 (build 10240 RTM) laptop refuse to cooperate!
    Regards snickie
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  2.    11 Aug 2015 #2
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    some viruses can block network settings modifications, i have no problems to set any of network settings on my computers however
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  3.    11 Aug 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by batlhilz View Post
    some viruses can block network settings modifications, i have no problems to set any of network settings on my computers however
    Well this answer didn't help me. And my computer has absolutely no viruses or malware! I have scanned it with several tools. I don't think you understand the problem I'm having.
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  4.    11 Aug 2015 #4
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    Check your router settings, you may need to define/designate a range of ip addresses where a static ip is allowed.
    You then would pick a static ip from that range and use it.
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  5.    11 Aug 2015 #5
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    Are you trying to set a IP4 address in device properties?

    This has not worked for a while (Win 10 Build 10049 - Problems with Ethernet properties - Windows 10 Forums) and doesn't work for me on RTM. The properties is greyed out...

    Perhaps you would like to say if you are trying to make a static Ip on your internal network (192.168.x.x) or if you are trying to make a static external IP on the internet.

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  6.    11 Aug 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by me75006 View Post
    Check your router settings, you may need to define/designate a range of ip addresses where a static ip is allowed.
    You then would pick a static ip from that range and use it.
    Thanks for your input but this was not the problem!
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  7.    11 Aug 2015 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by halasz View Post
    Are you trying to set a IP4 address in device properties?

    This has not worked for a while (Win 10 Build 10049 - Problems with Ethernet properties - Windows 10 Forums) and doesn't work for me on RTM. The properties is greyed out...

    Perhaps you would like to say if you are trying to make a static Ip on your internal network (192.168.x.x) or if you are trying to make a static external IP on the internet.

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    I'm trying to set a static ip on my internal network. My router takes care of the external ip which is dynamic by my ISP supplier.
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  8.    11 Aug 2015 #8
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    SOLVED!
    First I removed all drivers (again) in the Device Manager. Then I logged out from my Microsoft account and logged in to my local account. Then I rebooted my laptop. Once again installing my wifi driver and suddenly I could set a static ip address and connect to the internet!
    I guess W10 has some bugs to clobber out...
    Thank you all for giving me input.
    Regards snickie
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