Sometimes, installing/uninstalling certain applications and visiting unprotected websites can cause trouble in the network protocol. This may lead to unwanted problems while surfing the internet or doing any net-based activity on your device. To amend that you may have to reset the network adapter settings and we are here to guide you through the process. Let’s learn about network adapter reset in windows 8

The Windows 8 has an inbuilt software called the network shell, more commonly known as netsh. This is what will help you solve your network errors by yourself. Once you get yourself to put in the command prompts [which are mentioned individually below to suit your needs] the network settings will restore themself to default. This will also aid you to reset Windows Firewall in Windows 8.
The steps are as follows:

    • Go to the main screen and click on Windows.
    • Click on the search box and type ‘command’ or ‘cmd’.
    • You will be able to see an option as ‘run as administrator’ click on that.
    • Add in the following commands
      C:\Windows\system32>netsh int ip reset resettcpip.txt
    • Make sure you press enter after this.
    • Restart your device.


    • You can enter ‘netsh int ip reset resettcpip.txt’ click on it and see if that works for you.


  • Other than that, if you may wish to reset winsock and windows firewall you can add in the following commands
    netsh int ip reset reset.txt
    type netsh winsock reset
    netsh advfirewall reset
  • Make sure you click enter after each command.
  • Restart your device.

This concludes your query to learn how to reset network adapter in windows 8.