6 Ways To Fix Limited Connectivity Issue On Windows 10

6 Ways To Fix Limited Connectivity Issue On Windows 10

Many a times we have seen the error ‘Limited Connectivity’ on the Windows 10 notification bar. It is a very common error that often appears when we connect internet to our PC using mobile hotspot. But what if you’re trying to connect to a LAN network and this error pops up? But worry not as we have the solutions.

In this article, we will show you how you can fix the limited connectivity issue on your Windows 10.

6 ways To Fix The Limited Connectivity Issue On Windows 10

Solution 1: Reboot your PC

Whenever we face any problem in our computer and we do not know what to do next, the most common solution is to reboot the PC. However, if you have already done this step, then you can move ahead to the next solution.

Solution 2: Reboot Router/Restart Hotspot of Mobile

Sometimes, due to some technical errors hotspot unable to connect the internet properly and it show limited connectivity and same can be happened with routers. So, rebooting the router or hotspot of mobile can resolve this situation. In case of wired network, you can also check for the Ethernet cable if it is not connecting properly.

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Solution 3: Diagnose via Network Troubleshooter

In Windows 10, you can try the steps given below to fix the limited connectivity issue.

  • Type Network in the Cortana search bar placed near Windows 10 logo Start button.
  • Now, tap on Status in the left pane.
  • Now, click on Network Troubleshooter under the network settings.
    Windows 10 settings status
  • Once you will click, it will try to detect the network problems, if it finds, it will help you to fix the issue.

Solution 4: Reset TCP Connections

Resetting TCP connections may fix the limited connectivity problems. You can follow the steps below to Reset TCP/IP settings.

  • Type Network in the Cortana search bar placed near Windows 10 logo Start button.
  • Now, tap on Status in the left pane.
  • Next, scroll down to the Network Reset option and click on that.
    windows 10 network reset
  • A new window will open, here click on Reset Now button.
    windows 10 reset now

Once you will reset the Network, it will set it the network settings to its default values.

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Solution 5: Restart Wi-Fi Adapter

In some cases, resetting Wi-Fi adapter can solve the limited connectivity issue. Follow the steps provided below to do so.

  • Type Device Manager in the Cortana search bar found near the Windows 10 Start button.
  • Now, extend the option Network Adapters, right-click on the Network Adapter of your PC and click on Disable.
    Restart Wi-Fi Adapter
  • Restart your computer and go to the Network Adapters again to enable it.

Hopefully, this will resolve the limited connectivity issue. If the issue still not resolve, you can follow another solution provided below.

Solution 6: Change IP Address of your PC

If your Modem or Router not getting a valid IP, then it will not able to connect to internet. In that case you need to renew IP address of your DHCP server.

  • Type cmd in the Cortana search bar placed near Windows 10 logo Start button.
  • Now, tap on Command Prompt.
    command prompt
  • Now, enter ipconfig /release in command prompt window and hit the enter key. It will display the current IP Address of your PC.
    cmd
  • Next, enter ipconfig /renew and hit the enter key to renew the IP.
    cmd renew ip
  • Finally, type EXIT command to close Window.

That’s all, we hope one of the solutions provided above helped you with the limited internet connectivity issue. If you have any comment or suggestion, you can write in the section provided below.

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Vikram Dharmadhikari is a technical writer and blogger at Systweak. Being a software engineer, he tends to write about latest technologies and computer problems & easy solutions for the same. He loves to play cricket and tries to take full advantage of the technology available at hand.

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