Windows 10 loses Ethernet internet connection after sleep mode

My Windows 10 laptop worked fine to get internet network through an Intel(R) Ethernet(2) I219-LM cable until applied the updates. Now when I put the system into sleep mode and then wake it up, the wired network ends up at 10Mbps and is not reconnecting at all. To get rid of that temporarily, I have to make a rebooting but the same problem appears minutes later. The Network Adapter troubleshooter reports “Ethernet doesn’t have a valid IP configuration” message. Continue reading

WiFi/Ethernet network adapter connection not working in Windows 10 Creators update

Wired Ethernet offers lower latency and faster speeds than Wireless, so I hard wire my computer to Internet connection and the Intel 82579 Gigabite network adapter acted well. However, after I upgrade it to Windows 10 Creator update and reboot into system, I notice that the internet connection is not working at all and I could not access any website or use Skype message. I try to reset the network and it doesn’t respond and could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

How to setup Ethernet connection as metered in Windows 10 Creators Update

By default many people have unlimited access to the internet using an Ethernet connection, so the Anniversary Update only brings the option to set your Wi-Fi or cellular data connections as metered. But that becomes a big problem for users who don’t have unlimited data plan and they have to modify the registry to resolve it with wired network. Unlike previous version, now Windows 10 Creators Update allows users to set Ethernet connection as metered possibly and switch it anywhere. Continue reading

Fix Windows 8.1 Ethernet doesn’t have a valid IP configuration

After my tablet is upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro from 8, the Internet connection hardly run for about three minutes and then stop working.
I make the troubleshooting through Networking and sharing Center and it shows the message “Ethernet doesn’t have a valid ip configuration” and “Error 651: The modem(pr other connecting device) has reported an error.” How to reoslve the problem? Continue reading

Network adapter not working after Windows 8.1 installed

My desktop computer was running Windows 8 Pro and I have updated to Windows 8.1 Preview successfully. However, I am unable to get LAN connection all the time except WiFi. I open Control Panel to enable my realtek Ethernet Network Adapter, but it keeps disabling. I restart the PC, it works only for two hours to access internet, but then it immediately becomes corrupted with limited connection. Continue reading

Apple USB Ethernet Adapter work on Surface Pro Windows 8

I have got a shiny Apple USB Ethernet Adapter from my friends and he said that it work just fine with MacBook. Now I would like to use it on my tablet. When I plugged it in my Microsoft Surface Pro via usb port, the system recognize it in Device Manager but lacks of related drivers to be working. How can I fix the problem on Windows 7/8 64-bit computer? Continue reading

Surface Pro USB Ethernet adapter No Driver Available

To connect to a wired network in our office, I bought the USB Ethernet adapter for my Surface Pro tablet from the Microsoft store. When I plugged in the Adapter and network cable, it just states “No Driver Available” message and the Windows 8 doesn’t find any driver automatically to install. How can I solve the issues? Continue reading