Fix Unidentified Network and No Network Access in Windows 10

When it comes to connectivity Windows 10 is very reliable. However, it isn’t bulletproof meaning you may encounter some problems such as no network access. To fix the problem you will need to follow these simple steps. All of you can do it within seconds so you can get a clear idea of how easy it is.

Using command prompt to reset IP and flush DNS

To open command prompt you will need to go to start menu and search for command prompt. Once you located it, right click on the icon and click run as administrator. The method may not work if you simply open the command prompt using left click. If you have a desktop shortcut, click on it using the right click and run as administrator. In addition, this method allows you to reset WinSock which caused the problem.

Type or paste netsh winsock reset and press enter.

netsh winsock reset

Once you are done, you will need to enter netsh int ip reset and press enter again.

netsh int ip reset

Make sure to enter the code properly and precisely as it is mentioned here. Even the smallest mistake will result in failure.

Then type in ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /flushdns

This code is used to reset DNS information and it must be used. Simply paste it to the command prompt, you can use CTRL+V and press enter.

Reboot the computer

Many users enter all the commands properly but they do not reboot the computer. This is a common issue and here is why you need to reset it. Once all the steps have been completed, you need to reboot the Windows in order for the changes to take effect. If you don’t reboot it, nothing will happen.

Once you have rebooted, the system you can connect to the network once again and continue browsing the internet. Keep in mind that you must enter the password again, due to the fact when you reset the WinSock, the saved passwords will be removed. If the problem persist, you can reset Network in the settings.


All operating systems have some issues and Windows 10 is no different. This guide will help you solve one of the most common and the most annoying problems some users may encounter. In general, you will need average skills and a few minutes of your time. If the problem occurs again, simply repeat all the steps.

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