How to Reset TCP/IP using NetShell utility in Windows 7?

Are you unable to connect to Internet or say you are connected on Internet, but you are still unable to visit a site or URL and get a message prompt “The page cannot be displayed”? For Windows to connect on Internet, TCP/IP is the core component. If for any reasons the TCP/IP gets corrupted, then you may face the problems listed above. To connect your Windows on Internet successfully, you need to repair your or reset TCP/IP or Internet Protocol. Here is the tutorial how you can reset TCP/IP on your Windows 7 computer.

Reset TCP IP using NetShell utility in Windows 7Many users out there must be aware of the fact that the cause behind Internet connection failure is the corrupted TCP/IP. Before moving on to the resetting of TCP/IP, make sure that there are no issues with your router or check all your Internet connections.

After checking all your connection if you still get to see the message “The page cannot be displayed”, then follow the steps below to reset TCP/IP

Steps to Reset TCP/IP using NetShell utility in Windows 7

Before moving on to reset, make sure that you have set a restore point or have a backup for your Windows PC. So, that if anything goes wrong, you can easily restore to the earlier point.

By resetting implies that Internet Protocol will be reset to its default state using the NetShell or netsh utility on Windows.

  • Open Run dialog box and type in cmd to open command prompt
  • Next, type in netsh int ip reset resettcpip.txt and hit Enter
  • Upon using or running the command, TCP/IP is reset and the actions undergone are recorded in the log file, created in the current directory, named as resettcpip.txt.

Alternatively, you can reset TCP/IP using Microsoft’s Fix It or use the easy way out easily by using Microsoft Fix It 50199. This in turn will reset Internet Protocol automatically.

Fix It appears to work fine on Windows 7 and Windows Vista, but might not be compatible with Windows 8.

So, now you can easily sort out your Internet connection issues on your Windows PC by following the easy procedure described here.


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