Windows 10: Ethernet and wifi both have error 'invalid IP configuration'

  1.    20 Nov 2016 #1

    Ethernet and wifi both have error 'invalid IP configuration'


    Router is working and internet is on, as tested on my phone. But the win 10 pc cannot get internet access. I have tested both ethernet and wifi using a dongle, same error both times.

    I have checked ipv4 properties and all the DNS stuff is set to automatic.

    I can't find any further ideas from browsing forums.

    I have tried restarting both the pc and router.

    Please halp!
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  2.    20 Nov 2016 #2

    Open a CMD prompt type ipconfig /all post results is DHCP active on the router have you tried setting s static IP
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  3.    20 Nov 2016 #3


    I'm getting nonsense figures next to DNS servers- looks like this could be the problem? How would I fix it?
    Ethernet and wifi both have error 'invalid IP configuration' Attached Files
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  4.    20 Nov 2016 #4

    Even though your phone is getting internet, power cycle your router. While that is happening, reboot your pc. Then try again.
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  5.    20 Nov 2016 #5

    cflusflwfl said: View Post
    Even though your phone is getting internet, power cycle your router. While that is happening, reboot your pc. Then try again.
    Tried that, didn't make any difference. I've done a google of the DNS servers I'm getting and it seems to be related to IPV6. Like it is using IPV6 DNS servers. I found a thread that advised pinging an IP address directly. I tried this and it still didn't work. Which implies that the problem is greater than simply not using correct DNS servers.
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  6.    20 Nov 2016 #6

    So this happens even when you used usb dongles so it must not be a driver issue. Have you run system file checker as admin?
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  7.    20 Nov 2016 #7

    Can you get our scans on the PC via USB and post results PCHF System Scans these will give use information and it resets a lot of network problem
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       20 Nov 2016 #8

    For some reason Windows is not getting the DNS settings it says your preferred ip
    Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . :
    Check your IPv4 settings on your WiFi adapter and see if its set to get an Ip automatically

    It looks like your lan cable is not connected.

    As Samuria said above setting a static IP should fix it, what is the make and model of your router someone should be able to help you with that.
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