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?
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.
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.
Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
Thanks. netsh    
is not my forte.
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.
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?
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
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.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
No problem with that, so please let us know when you have tested.
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.
Dennis MillerAuthor Commented:
He tells me he will be there Sat. so I can test it unless I can catch him tomorrow night.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you for the updates
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.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome. Windows 8 forced me to use the netsh commands and I have grown used to them.
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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