Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

  1. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 15
    Windows 10 Pro
       11 Sep 2016 #21

    Some additional information, possibly unrelated:

    I tried a sfc /scannow, and it did find some corrupt system files it was unable to fix. I found a supposed solution called DISM, but apparently it needs an internet connection. I'm exploring other options, but again, it might just point to the solution being a re-installation of windows.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,386
    Win10 1607
       11 Sep 2016 #22

    I was going to Suggest an Inplace Upgrade 1st , hopefully a Clean install isn't needed...

    If you run SFC 3 times and it still has issues ..yes try DISM and then SFC again ....it depends on what kind of install you have and if you already have the Image for DISM on the computer AFAIK.

    But going Inplace , may save all that.... download the ISO on the old Win7 computer if you have to and use a USB key to transfer

    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums

    SFC Command - Run in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    DISM - Repair Windows 10 Image - Windows 10 Forums
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    11 Sep 2016 #23

    If you can run all our scans and post results this will give us info instead of guessing PCHF System Scans
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 1,129
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       11 Sep 2016 #24

    lr1 said: View Post
    I found a supposed solution called DISM, but apparently it needs an internet connection...
    DISM, like sfc /scannow, is a standard repair tool provided by Microsoft. they are usually mentioned in the same breath by MS support technician over on MS's support forums (and typically their answer for most questions :-) ) . DISM can be told to use a local source (such as a win10 iso) instead of the internet. See this tutorial:
    DISM - Repair Windows 10 Image
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 1,129
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       11 Sep 2016 #25

    On another similar thread @EdTittel has posted a link to the ESET forums about the firewall blocking DHCP requests. Maybe that's your problem too?
    internet problem after installing nod32 on win10
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 15
    Windows 10 Pro
       11 Sep 2016 #26

    I gave up and re-installed windows. It wasn't too big of a hassle, only took an hour or so to get all the settings back to where I had them. Which in retrospect is no time at all. The good news is I'm back online.

    I had ran all the various tools, and there was quite a few problems. I'm not sure, but I think the problem was primarily being caused by this old MS office crack, KMSPico. No idea how that got on there. I do have office but have never used it on this PC. It looked like KMS had been uninstalled, but had left behind remnants that were interfering with some server communication service. So not a virus per se, but functionally the same thing.

    DISM wouldn't run either. I downloaded/mounted the iso and followed the instructions you all had linked but kept getting "source files not found", and eventually just ran out of patience.

    Anyway, thanks for all the help!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 1,386
    Win10 1607
       11 Sep 2016 #27

    Well at least you are back up , now I suggest Installing Macrium Reflect Free and doing Image backups to an external 2-3 times a week so if needed you can just rollback 2-3 days and fix stuff... , a reimage takes about 12-15 mins and no loss of Data...


    KB
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 15
    Windows 10 Pro
       11 Sep 2016 #28

    Kbird said: View Post
    Well at least you are back up , now I suggest Installing Macrium Reflect Free and doing Image backups to an external 2-3 times a week so if needed you can just rollback 2-3 days and fix stuff... , a reimage takes about 12-15 mins and no loss of Data...
    Thanks for the suggestion, will do!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration
So... I just updated from win 7 to win 10, as I got it for free. All went smoothly, but there was no ethernet connection. I'm running a custom built pc, connected to my router via ethernet cable. At first windows detected the cable, but said:...
Network and Sharing
Ethernet doesn't have valid IP configuration
I've been working on this for over two hours now. I have wifi on laptop. In Windows 10 I can't access internet on PC with Ethernet. On the same computer I have a Linux Mint partition and ethernet connection is fine there 160Mbps. I've unplugged...
Network and Sharing
Unidentified Network/Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration
Alright, so I've been following all of the 100k other post about this and it's gotten me nowhere, so I figure I'll post and hopefully get more direct help. Having the "Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP config" problem totally out of nowhere. My...
Network and Sharing
Ethernet Cable doesn't have a valid IP configuration.
Where to start so to begin with my issues started when we got a new router. We had issues with the old one so we installed a new router and got it working fine WiFi worked alright but Ethernet would not connect it my computer when I ran the...
Network and Sharing
Solved Ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration
8 hours ago my computer was connected via Ethernet and functioning fine during online gaming. This morning approx. 4 hours ago I awoke to notice the computer updated and restarted during my sleep. Now the network icon has an exclamation mark and...
Network and Sharing
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:00.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums