Error Unidentified Network (Ethernet) Windows 10

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  1. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 x64
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    Error Unidentified Network (Ethernet) Windows 10


    So, today i got home and jumped on my Dell laptop (Latitude E6530) I realized i had the yellow alert "thingy" on the Ethernet symbol. I then clicked on it and it says Unidentified Network, no internet connection. i looked up a bunch of solutions and nothing helped. Was wondering if anyone else has had this problem and if they know a possible solution.
    Thanks
    Here is the config information:
    Code:
    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : DESKTOP-P5DOCH0
       Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
       Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
       IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
       WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    
    
    Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 3:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-76-3F-5B-A3-3A
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Ethernet:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::ecec:6f8c:81f:2ebc%2(Preferred)
       Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.46.188(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 41191034
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1E-2A-52-74-74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : TAP-Windows Adapter V9
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-58-AD-FC-AF
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5c1d:9bd5:930e:d4f4%6(Preferred)
       Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.212.244(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 67174232
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1E-2A-52-74-74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : The DW WLAN Card provides wireless local area networking.
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-76-3F-5B-A3-3A
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2606:a000:4503:4f00:828:4257:6c3d:644d(Preferred)
       Temporary IPv6 Address. . . . . . : 2606:a000:4503:4f00:994c:1984:2624:b3a3(Preferred)
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::828:4257:6c3d:644d%15(Preferred)
       IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.13(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
       Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:00:01 PM
       Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, September 20, 2016 8:00:01 PM
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::3a4c:90ff:fe6f:1ae7%15
                                           192.168.0.1
       DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 62420543
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1E-2A-52-74-74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 209.18.47.62
                                           209.18.47.61
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth PAN HelpText
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 20-16-D8-9F-CC-75
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{0438E5C3-605A-4B40-B68F-EC85AAF6E2A6}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{58ADFCAF-E623-433D-9452-61B5A5BB9367}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{EDCD30EF-1799-47C4-9968-9FEC41E747D5}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Sep 2016 at 19:24. Reason: code box
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  2. EdTittel's Avatar
    Posts : 4,205
    Windows 10
       #2

    Can you please run ipconfig /all at an administrative command prompt? Post your results here, and we'll see if anything interesting shows up.
    --Ed--
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  3. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter
       #3

    EdTittel said:
    Can you please run ipconfig /all at an administrative command prompt? Post your results here, and we'll see if anything interesting shows up.
    --Ed--
    Here she is, thanks for the response.
    Code:
    Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : DESKTOP-P5DOCH0
       Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
       Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
       IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
       WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
    
    
    Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 3:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-76-3F-5B-A3-3A
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Ethernet:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::ecec:6f8c:81f:2ebc%2(Preferred)
       Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.46.188(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 41191034
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1E-2A-52-74-74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : TAP-Windows Adapter V9
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-58-AD-FC-AF
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5c1d:9bd5:930e:d4f4%6(Preferred)
       Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.212.244(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 67174232
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1E-2A-52-74-74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : The DW WLAN Card provides wireless local area networking.
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B8-76-3F-5B-A3-3A
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2606:a000:4503:4f00:828:4257:6c3d:644d(Preferred)
       Temporary IPv6 Address. . . . . . : 2606:a000:4503:4f00:994c:1984:2624:b3a3(Preferred)
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::828:4257:6c3d:644d%15(Preferred)
       IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.13(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
       Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:00:01 PM
       Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, September 20, 2016 8:00:01 PM
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::3a4c:90ff:fe6f:1ae7%15
                                           192.168.0.1
       DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 62420543
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1E-2A-52-74-74-86-7A-6C-F8-17
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 209.18.47.62
                                           209.18.47.61
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth PAN HelpText
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 20-16-D8-9F-CC-75
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{0438E5C3-605A-4B40-B68F-EC85AAF6E2A6}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{58ADFCAF-E623-433D-9452-61B5A5BB9367}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{EDCD30EF-1799-47C4-9968-9FEC41E747D5}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Sep 2016 at 19:25. Reason: code box
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  4. Samuria's Avatar
    Posts : 6,373
    windows 10
       #4

    Your getting a internet connection via wireless and the network card isnt connected or not getting and ip as its gets a 169 ip range that is the message that the 169 isnt recognized you can ignore it or disable the network card when not in use
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  5. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Samuria said:
    Your getting a internet connection via wireless and the network card isnt connected or not getting and ip as its gets a 169 ip range that is the message that the 169 isnt recognized you can ignore it or disable the network card when not in use
    So should i disconnect from the wifi, and how would i disable the network card?
    Thanks
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  6. EdTittel's Avatar
    Posts : 4,205
    Windows 10
       #6

    The 169 addresses are APIPA, Automatic Private IP Addressing, a Microsoft scheme that comes into play when the interface can't get an IP address from DHCP. Notice also that you only have a LInk-local IPv6 address. On a working link with DHCP, you'd show an IPv4 address with your private address range 192.168... and both IPv6 Address and Temporary IPv6 Address. Something weird is going on with your wired Ethernet connections , but if you're not using them, that may not matter. To disable the card, find it in Device Manager, Network adapters, then right-click the entry, and select "Disable" from the resulting pop-up menu.
    HTH,
    --Ed--
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  7. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter
       #7

    EdTittel said:
    The 169 addresses are APIPA, Automatic Private IP Addressing, a Microsoft scheme that comes into play when the interface can't get an IP address from DHCP. Notice also that you only have a LInk-local IPv6 address. On a working link with DHCP, you'd show an IPv4 address with your private address range 192.168... and both IPv6 Address and Temporary IPv6 Address. Something weird is going on with your wired Ethernet connections , but if you're not using them, that may not matter. To disable the card, find it in Device Manager, Network adapters, then right-click the entry, and select "Disable" from the resulting pop-up menu.
    HTH,
    --Ed--
    Thanks for the response, the reason I'm using my wifi is because I can't use the Ethernet. From what you said this seems to me that this doesn't happen very often specifically with my issue. Is this something I should just hope it fixes later on or maybe get it look into.
    thank you
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  8. Samuria's Avatar
    Posts : 6,373
    windows 10
       #8

    You can try giving your Ethernet a static ip and see if that work
    ip
    192.168.0.23
    subnet 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 192.168.0.1
    dns 208.67.220.220 & 208.67.222.222
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  9. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter
       #9

    Samuria said:
    You can try giving your Ethernet a static ip and see if that work
    ip
    192.168.0.23
    subnet 255.255.255.0
    default gateway 192.168.0.1
    dns 208.67.220.220 & 208.67.222.222
    Ill give that a try.. Should i set it to a certain address
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  10. Posts : 6
    Windows 10 x64
    Thread Starter
       #10

    Wow, um its fixed, really appreciate the help. I think what kind of triggered it is we had a bad lightning storm, and my charger even broke the same day my Ethernet stopped, so i'm thinking it has something do to with that. Its fixed now so i'm pretty happy. Thank you both for the help, again really appreciate it.
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