Netsh is a powerful and indispensible command-line tool for updating Windows network configuration settings. However, the variety of options available with Netsh can make it confusing to work with. In this column, I'll show you ten ready-to-use examples of Netsh commands for some of the most widely used network functions.

Reset Winsock (XP) To reset Winsock on Windows XP: 1. Click Windows Start, then click Run. 2. In the Open: field type CMD, then click OK. The Windows Command Console (black DOS window) will appear. 3. At the blinking cursor, type netsh int ip reset c:\Reset.txt 4. Press Enter on the keyboard. 5. At the blinking cursor, type: netsh winsock reset I performed clean install of windows 10, installed chrome and chrome was unable to open web pages, sometimes it was stuck infinitely trying to open a web page. But this command “netsh winsock reset” solved the issue. Why this issue was present after clean install of windows 10. Thank you for writing this article. It was very useful. Btw, in Windows XP, I use "netsh interface ip show address" to get a list of the names and the ip/subnet/mask information of each network connection – user1055010 Mar 22 '12 at 2:34 Unfortunately, I can't get any XP computers here to run NetSh Interface IP Show Interface . No idea, why this Windows XP is missing the WINS tool. Windows Vista's netsh doesn't include it, but it should be available on Windows XP. As a workaround you could use Microsoft's. NBLookup.exe command-line tool. NBLookup is a command line diagnostic tool that uses the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) to send NetBIOS name queries to Microsoft I've looked under the available options in netsh, but nothing there quite seems to match what I need. I've tried net use as well, but that doesn't show the wireless network profile that I added earlier today that I am now trying to remove. Checking out this site only mentions the 'netsh' option as far as I've seen. Feb 06, 2011 · If you do not see an entry IPv6 Address in the listing it is not enabled and needs to be installed. The easiest way to install the IPv6 protocol under Windows XP is from the command prompt. Enter the following commands separately and press return after each of them: netsh; interface; ipv6; install; This installs IPv6 under Windows XP. Sep 13, 2019 · Netsh Int Ip Reset – Windows XP. Click on the ‘Start’ button in the bottom left of the screen and then click on ‘Run’. Type cmd into the ‘Open’ box and then press Enter – a black Command Prompt window opens. Type netsh int ip reset then press Enter.

Thus, if the log file is C:\tcplog.txt, the command is netsh int ip reset C:\tcplog.txt A detailed description of reinstalling TCP/IP is given at this Microsoft reference. Also, see the Winsock section below. The "netsh winsock" context . Service pack 2 for Windows XP includes some additions to the Netsh suite.

Feb 28, 2010 · The 169.254.x.y address is the default address that Windows XP gives when it can't connect to a DHCP server. Nothing to be concerned about there - that's normal behavior when DHCP isn't working for some reason. Using netsh for configuring the firewall. To disable Windows XP firewall, you have to execute the following: netsh firewall set opmode disable To add ports to the exception list: netsh firewall add portopening [protocol] [port number] [rule name] [protocol] can be TCP or UDP (remove the brackets when you insert your values). Oct 20, 2008 · netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt. This will rewrite two registry keys that are required for TCP/IP to work correctly. This will work on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10. If this does not work, read below! Reset Winsock using netsh. If resetting TCP/IP does not work for you, try to reset the TCP/IP stack using the reset command. Windows XP, Vista, and 7. netsh firewall set service RemoteAdmin enable. Windows 8, 8.1, and 10. netsh advfirewall firewall set rule group="remote administration" new enable=yes netsh advfirewall firewall set rule group="Windows Remote Management" new enable=yes

Jan 03, 2006 · This article examines how to configure and troubleshoot Windows Firewall using the Netsh command-line utility. The procedures covered apply to both the Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 operating system platforms.