Wi-Fi not connecting

Wi-Fi not connecting. I get a message that says Wi-Fi is on limited connection but cannot get to the internet. I take this to my house and the Wi-Fi pops right on. In trouble shooting I get errors Wireless does not have valid ip configuration. I checked the properties of the network and it is DHCP and set to auto config when I do an ipoconfig /all? I know the password is correct?
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Dennis MillerAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Do two things:

1. TCP/IP Reset:

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator
Then: netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
Then: ipconfig /flushdns
Then restart the computer

2. Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator.  In the command window:

netsh wlan show profiles  <enter> to see what Wi-Fi profiles you have.

Then, netsh wlan delete profile name="profile name" for all superfluous and problem profiles (Maybe ALL profiles)

Restart and now build new profiles.  Test.
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
Now that sounds like a solution. I did clear logs using netsh but not all of this. I am about to try this all. Thanks. I will get right back as the laptop is downstairs in my lab so it will be quick, well at least your commands as I have to go back to his house to try this. Crazy thing, he is a priest and I believe I have had a road block at every step with this laptop. I am guessing the good Lord is making me pay for my bad tricks in life. Really as a kid. I will get right back. I say this as you have helped me all the way in most cases. Thanks, I surely have needed it on this laptop.
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
I ran all the cmds and as admin. All worked fine but when I ran the cmd: netsh wlan delete :Fios-EIM6F as the profile showed it said bad cmd so I retyped the same but with profile name Fios-EIM6F and it also did not like that so I just used EIM6F and it said not found on any interface?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Try this:   as shown:  netsh wlan delete profile name=Fios-EIM6F  

Assuming Fios-EIM6F is the name then above should work. Please let us know.
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
Thanks. netsh    
is not my forte.
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
So now I can be a netsh guru. The command worked great. I will go back by his house this weekend as he is attending or doing a funeral so Sat. I can try. Thanks.
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
Now just curious. Shpould I have deleted all of them as there were only 2 profiles and one was from my Wi-Fi?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Start by deleting the problem profiles and see. I sometimes delete all and start again to be sure my new profiles are good
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
yea, I think the one I deleted was my issue but I will know soon enough and if not I will delete them all.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
No problem with that, so please let us know when you have tested.
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masnrockCommented:
Sometimes the whole cause of that error is needing to restart the router. Other times, it can be something like just needing to ping an IP address.
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
He tells me he will be there Sat. so I can test it unless I can catch him tomorrow night.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you for the updates
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
John, that was a great learning process. Though there is not a lot to repair I never knew all this. I also configured his Google-Drive and thank God he is all done. I ran out. Thanks again John. Loved the netsh commands. I may be old but I love learning new stuff, well new to me.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome. Windows 8 forced me to use the netsh commands and I have grown used to them.
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Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
I had just started learning those before the company dropped half of us. They are really great when gathering info. I am back at work so I am going to start looking them up. There are some good sites out there. Thanks again. I honestly never thought about user profiles. Great call. Something so simple but very important. You seemed top have resurrected my want to learn more again. I am very glad you did. Retirement is not for me.
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