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Reset the TCP/IP stack on Windows 10 or 11


Refresh the IP allocation and DNS settings


Overview

This guide will show you how to reset your TCP/IP on Windows 10 PC/Laptop using the command prompt. These commands will reset your connection and renew your IPv4 address from the network.


To reset the TCP/IP stack using Command Prompt, do the following


1. Click Start.
2. Type cmd, right-click the result and select Run as administrator.
3. Type the following command and press Enter:
netsh winsock reset
4. Type the following command and press Enter:
netsh int ip reset

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5. Type the following command to release your current IP address and press Enter:
ipconfig /release
6. Type the following command to clear the DNS information from your computer and press Enter:
ipconfig /flushdns
7. Type the following command to renew your IP address and press Enter:
ipconfig /renew

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Once you've completed the steps, use your web browser to check if you can access the internet.