Ultimate Fix: “No Internet, Secured” on Windows 10

After hours of searching on the subject of “No internet, secured” error message I found the solution but thought about writing an All In One guide to help you restore your internet connection.

This problem can appear after a Windows 10 upgrade or due to some IP or network related issues. In this article I will share with you few steps that if you follow you will fix your internet!

So, without losing more time, please follow these simple steps to fix your internet issues on Windows 10!

Command Prompt Commands to fix “No Internet, Secured”

The Magic Command to Fix “No Internet, Secured”

This is one of the best fixes I used, it worked almost every time I tried to fix the No internet issue.

Open Command Prompt (CMD) as adminitrator from Start menu.

Type in the following command and hit Enter:

netsh int ip reset

Restart your computer!

If your internet still doesn’t work, continue reading.

How to Fix No Internet Using Netsh

Open Command Prompt another time by searching for CMD under Start menu.

Run the following commands by pressing Enter between each one of them.

netsh int tcp set heuristics disabled
netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disable
netsh int tcp set global rss=enabled
netsh int tcp show global

Restart your computer!

If the internet still doesn’t work after restart then keep reading, if it worked leave a comment.

Fix “No Internet, Secured” by Updating Driver

Use Device Manager to Refresh your Wi-Fi Adapter

First we will try to refresh our network adapter, then try to update the drivers offline and online through DriversCloud.

Open Run prompt (Windows+R) and execute the command DEVMGMT.MSC.

Find your Wi-Fi adapter under “Network adapters“, right-click on it and choose “Disable device“.

Right-click again on your network adapter and choose “Enable device“.

If your internet still doesn’t work then we will try to update the driver offline.

In your Device Manager window right-click on your adapter but this time choose “Update Driver

Click on “Browse my computer for driver software“.

Click on “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer“.

Select your Model from the list and click “Next“. The driver will be installed in a short period of time.

Disable Power Saving to Fix “No Internet” Problem

Disable Power Saving for Your Network Adapter

Right-click on your Start button and choose Device Manager from the list. Or use Windows+X key combination then hit M key.

Open “Network adapters” and right-click on your Wi-Fi adapter, choose “Properties“.

Click on the tab “Power Management” and uncheck “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power“. Click “OK“.

Use Maximum Performance for Your Network Adapter

Run the command powercfg.cpl to open Power Options.

Click on “Change plan settings“.

Click on “Change advanced power settings“.

Go to “Wireless Adapter Settings” > “Power Saving Mode” and set the Setting to “Maximum Performance“.

Click “OK“.

Restart your computer.

Check Your IP Address Settings

To open the “Network and Sharing Center” type this command in Run control /name Microsoft.NetworkAndSharingCenter.

Click on “Change adapter settings“.

Right-click on your Wi-Fi adapter and choose “Properties“.

Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP /IPv4)” and click “Properties“.

Select “Choose an IP address automatically“.

Select “Use the following DNS server addresses” and put in the Google DNS Servers:

Click “OK“.

Remove Registry Key to Fix “No Internet” Issue

Here is a fix for those that encountered the issue after a Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 8.

Open Command prompt by searching for “CMD” on Start.

Execute the following command:

reg delete HKCR\CLSID\{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f

Execute this command afterwards:

netcfg -v -u dni_dne

And there you have it!

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