Windows update causing Internet connectivity issues

An update released for Windows 10 last week (KB3201845) is causing Internet connectivity issues (DHCP) for some consumers.

Whilst we await an official fix from Microsoft, there are several ways to resolve the problem and get yourself back online quickly.

Method 1 – Hard Reboot

First of all, try a hard reboot. Hold down the Shift key on your keyboard and simultaneously press Start and click the Power Button in the Start Menu. While still holding the Shift button select Shut Down. Continue holding the Shift button down until the PC has fully powered down, then reboot.

If this doesn’t work for you, try the second method:

Method 2 – Reset Networking Stack

Right click on the Start button (in the bottom left corner of your screen) and select “Command Prompt (Admin)”. Enter the following commands in the black window, exactly as written below:

netsh winsock reset catalog
netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

Now restart your computer and you should be up and running again.