1. To reset your network settings in Windows Control Panel, first open the Control Panel. This can be done by selecting the “Start” button in the lower left corner of the screen. In the search field type “Control Panel” and press enter.
2. The Control Panel window will open. Select the “Network and Internet” icon.
3. Once you select “Network and Internet” a new window will open. Select the “Network and Sharing Center” option on the left side of the window.
4. The Network and Sharing Center window will open. In the middle of the window there will be an option to change adapter settings. Select the “Change adapter settings” link.
5. The Network Connections window will open. This window will show all of your active connections. Select the connection you would like to reset. Right click the connection and select “Properties” from the menu that appears.
6. A new window will open. In the new window select the “Networking” tab at the top. Under the “Networking” tab select the “Configure” button.
7. The “Network Adapter Properties” window will open. Select the “Advanced” tab at the top.
8. In the “Advanced” tab there will be numerous options. Scroll down and select the “Property” option labeled “Network Address”. Once selected, select the “Value” drop down menu. Change the value to “Not Present” and press “OK”.
9. Now close the other windows and select the “Start” button again. Search for “Network Connections” and press enter.
10. The “Network Connections” window will open. Right click the connection that was reset and select “Enable”. You have now successfully reset your network settings.