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Networking issues

Hello!

I'm currently using a Wireless network adapter for my PC, and haven't experienced any issues with it until now. I don't think it's to do with the Adapter.


(For context my wireless adapter is called "Wifi 2")

All of a sudden I get the yellow warning sign next to the WIFI symbol, I use Windows diagnostics and it says "Wifi 2" doesn't have a valid ip configuration, once I enter the IP/DNS I use Windows diagnostics again and a new error appears "DHCP is not enabled for "Wifi 2" " And it gives me the option to fix the problem, once I do this it gets rid of the IP I entered and I once again use Windows diagnostics and I'm back to square one " "Wifi 2" doesn't have a valid ip configuration" "

This is very frustrating and have possibly tried everything, from tinkering with the Admin panel for my router and giving my Tower a reserved IP for it.


Many thanks

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This is a typical call that I will reach into my bag

And pull out another WiFi dongle and test.

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(NT) And Have You Uninstalled, Then Reinstalled The Adapter?
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Yes I have, and redownloaded the newest and base driver.

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Then A New USB Adapter Is In Order....

As Bob stated above, testing with a new USB wifi adapter is an option if you've got another for testing with. If not, purchase a new one. The old ones occasionally fail.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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