How to reinstall the TCP/IP protocol driver on Windows 7?

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How to reinstall the TCP/IP protocol driver on Windows 7?


RevolterH
2009-08-27 22:05:57 Scores:10

3 answers

Answer 1
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Reinstall and Reset TCP/IP (Internet Protocol)

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Type Cmd in the Start Search text box.
  3. Press Ctrl-Shift-Enter keyboard shortcut to run Command Prompt as Administrator. Allow elevation request.
  4. Type netsh int ip reset in the Command Prompt shell, and then press the Enter key.
  5. Restart the computer.

note: if you're using manually assigned TCP/IP settings, take notes as this will reset to the default 'automatically obtained'

ProvianceH
2009-08-27 22:32:40
would you mind telling us a little more detailed about your problem?
ProvianceH
2009-08-28 02:18:32 Scores:0
whats the difference between doing this, and using "add new hardware" then select "windows tcp ip protocol driver" ? this work fo XP, in win7 there's no such option ...
Revolter H
2009-08-28 02:23:12 Scores:0
are you looking for TCPIP.SYS? please tell us exactly what you want to achieve.
ProvianceH
2009-08-28 02:53:19 Scores:0
well, I want to reinstall all the files and settings related to the tcp/ip driver.
Revolter H
2009-09-11 22:17:09 Scores:0
funny, only this afternoon one of my windows 7 VMs crashed due to a corrupt driver (tcpip.sys), as suggested, a repair installation solved the issue.
ProvianceH
2009-09-11 22:50:07 Scores:0
it seems there is no other way...
Revolter H
2009-09-12 14:46:10 Scores:0
Answer 2
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Reinstall and reset TCP/IP (Internet Protocol) for Windows 7 (32 and 64):

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Click on Accessories.
  3. Right click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
  4. Type netsh int IP reset C:\resetlog.txt in the Command Prompt shell, and then press the Enter key. Do not restart computer.
  5. Type winsock reset in the Command Prompt shell, and then press the Enter key.
  6. Restart the computer.

You'll find a log with the changes in C:\resetlog.txt.

winsock reset was not recognized!!

The command is: Netsh winsock reset You have to be in the netsh command prompt. c:\netsh winsock reset or netsh> winsock reset

user38575 H
2010-05-28 16:59:15
Answer 3
Scores:1

Have used this a thousand times. The link provides an .EXE file to automatically do that reset for you.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357

Notorious Arab H
2009-08-28 06:47:55
it's just an automated version of "netsh int ip reset"
Revolter H
2009-08-28 19:27:54 Scores:0
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