Reset Network Adapter on Windows 11/10/8/7

Hi, Resetting your network adapters means that their configuration will go back to their default state. Here in this article, I will show the whole process in two ways. One is using command prompt which can be used to reset any individual network adapter and another one process is the easiest techniques that can be processed with just a few clicks. Now I am going to share a list of CMD commands that you can use to reset network adapter on windows 10. I think this process should work on other windows operating systems too.

Sometimes our browser stuck or unable to browse any website without any reason after connecting on the net perfectly. Most of the time these CMD commands easily solve those odd behaviors of your network adapter related to routing and DNS.

Before you start, go through all your network settings and note them down so you need to set them in later.

First of all, Open the Command Prompt in Windows (Run as administrator). This should be in the start menu of your windows.

Reset Network Adapter on Windows 10

The following command mentioned here most likely to fix the problem. Some commands may require restart of your computer.


This command will reset your WinSock to a clean state. Restart after perform this command.

netsh winsock reset


This command will restore your firewall policy to default policy.

netsh advfirewall reset


Resets TCP/IP and related adapters and components.

netsh int ip reset


Resets IPV6 configurations.

netsh int ipv6 reset


BranchCache configuration parameter will be reset to its default value.

netsh branchcache reset

Hope this will be helpful to fix basic or common network adapter related problem. You may also create batch (.bat) to run those above command frequently when necessary. Just write/copy one of these command and save it in notepad renaming with (.bat) extension.

To Reset all Network Adapters on Windows 10 [with few clicks]

If you want to reset all your windows 10 network adapters with just a few clicks, here is the easiest tricks I am showing below,

Reset Network Adapter on Windows 10

  1. Select the Start  button, then select Settings  > Network & Internet  > Status > Network reset.
  2. On the Network reset screen, select Reset now > Yes to confirm.Wait for your PC to restart and see if that fixes the problem.


Now wait for your PC to restart and see if that fixes the problem.