How to Fix Unidentified Network in Windows 10/8/7 – We use our PCs, Laptops for many purposes daily as we work on different fields on the different platforms. So, it is important to have an identified network to our system. But, sometimes you may face issues related to the network connectivity when you try to connect to the network. You get an error as “Unidentified Network” as the error which displays on the screen. This kind of issues does not have a specific solution as you need to troubleshoot the problem on your Operating System. So, in this article, we explain the steps involved in the troubleshooting the issue related to the Unidentified Network error.
How to Fix Unidentified Network Error in Windows
Follow the steps carefully to fix the Unidentified Network Error in Windows 10/8/7 easily.
Step 1 – Turn Off the Airplane mode if it is in “ON” Mode.
Step 2 – Now you need to Update the Network Card drivers which are in the device manager. Update one by one carefully.
Step 3 – You need to Disable the Security Software Temporarily to fix the issue because sometimes the anti-virus and firewall software interfere to cause the issue. If you use the Windows Firewall ten “Reset Windows Firewall Settings to Default“. If you use VPN Software then disable it.
Step 4 – Now Switch OFF the Fast Startup feature. Fast Startup feature boots the Operating System faster than any other. So, it’s better to turn Off the Fast StartUp Feature. Open ‘Power Options’ and then choose ‘Chane settings that are currently unavailable’ and ‘Uncheck Turn on Fast StartUp’.
Step 5 – You need to change your DNS servers to 188.8.131.52 in the ‘Use the following DNS server address’ which is on the Internet Protocol Version 4.
Step 6 – Now you need to Run these commands mentioned below.
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /renew
- netsh Winsock reset
- netsh int ip reset
- ipconfig /flushdns
- ipconfig /registerdns
- netsh int tcp set heuristics disabled
- netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled
- netsh int tcp set global rss=enabled
- netsh int tcp show global
Step 7 – Diagnose the Network(Wi-fi or Ethernet) which you have connected to set the network connections.
Step 8 – You need to Change the Ethernet Cable and check if it works.
Step 9 – Set a Static IP address to the Network like 192.168.1.23.
Step 10 – Use another External Network Adapter, if the issue is with a Network Adapter and try it.
Step 11 – Restart your Modem and Router. Wait for few seconds and check whether the issue is solved or not. This process is called Power-Cycling.
Step 12 – Now Upgrade the router firmware if all the devices face the same issue or else you need to contact the tech support of the router firmware device.
Step 13 – Else Disable the Virtual Network Adapters in the Device Manager.
Step 14 – Else Run the Built-in Troubleshooters.
- Type msdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsWeb to open the Internet Connections, Troubleshooters.
- Type msdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsInbound for Incoming Connections Troubleshooters.
- Type msdt.exe -id NetworkDiagnosticsNetworkAdapter for Network Adapter Troubleshooter.
These are the different ways where you can change the Unidentified Network Issue within few seconds. Follow the steps carefully and fix the issue.