How to perform a Network reset on Windows 10

Windows 10 works great, but sometimes, you may stumble upon on issue. One of the issues that you may face is network-related. If your PC can’t connect to a Wi-Fi network, or when you are experiencing issues with Ethernet connectivity problems, you may perform a network reset. By resetting network adapters of your device, things can go back to normal and everything may start working as usual. If you are wondering how to perform a network reset on Windows 10, keep reading. We are going to share an easy guide with all the steps.

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How to perform a Network reset on Windows 10

In most cases, network-related issues may appear after you install an update. So, if you are having issues with a Wi-Fi network, or Ethernet connectivity, perform a network reset. Here is how to do that:

  • Click on the Start button in the bottom-left corner of the screen
  • Click on the Settings icon (gear icon) on the left side to access the Settings
  • There, click on Network & Internet
  • Another way to access these Settings is by right-clicking on the little monitor icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen and choosing “Open Network & Internet Settings”
  • At the bottom of the page, choose Network reset
  • You will be notified what Network reset does

  • To confirm the action, click on Reset now

Your PC will restart after this. As you can see, your network adapters will be removed and then reinstalled, and networking components will be restored to original settings.