1. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       23 Jul 2016 #1

    What to do after running netcfg -d command


    I have a windows 10 laptop
    Have been using it for past 6 months, no issues
    All drivers are installed correctly
    My roommate ran netcfg -d command
    All network adapters are gone.
    Trouble even accessing my desktop
    How to bring adapters back.
    Can log in using the Windows administrator account.
    sfc/scannow did not fix the issue
    Please help
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,154
    W10Prox64
       23 Jul 2016 #2

    sanjeevsharma said: View Post
    I have a windows 10 laptop
    Have been using it for past 6 months, no issues
    All drivers are installed correctly
    My roommate ran netcfg -d command
    All network adapters are gone.
    Trouble even accessing my desktop
    How to bring adapters back.
    Can log in using the Windows administrator account.
    sfc/scannow did not fix the issue
    Please help
    Hi and welcome to Tenforums.

    Please see if this tutorial helps. You'll need to re-set up your NICs.

    Network Adapters - Cleanup and Reset in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    .
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       23 Jul 2016 #3

    simrick said: View Post
    Hi and welcome to Tenforums.

    Please see if this tutorial helps. You'll need to re-set up your NICs.

    Network Adapters - Cleanup and Reset in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    .
    Thanks for replying
    The first option in the tutorial is not present on my windows 10
    The second option is exactly what has got me into trouble.
    Now what to do after running netcfg -d
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,154
    W10Prox64
       23 Jul 2016 #4

    Running netcfg -d wipes everything network and NIC related. I hope you have your network drivers downloaded and saved someplace. You also need a current W10 ISO.

    Now you have to run a repair install to get the networking back into the OS.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    After that you'll need to reinstall your NIC drivers.
    Last edited by simrick; 23 Jul 2016 at 16:07.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Penns Forrest
    Posts : 3,506
    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       23 Jul 2016 #5

    Try Device Manager
    Right click the computer name at top
    Select Scan for hardware changes

    Restart your machine


    Connect Ethernet cable to your machine and to the ISP's adapter (cable modem)

    If you have a connection, manually run Windows Update
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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