How to Fix ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed Problem on Windows 10

‘Netsh int ip reset’ is a command used when fixing problems browsing as well as network issues on your computer. Although this command resolves most issues on your computer, there are instances where the command fails and users gets error message such as “Access is denied”. If the command fails to run, it will be difficult then to fix network related issues. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series, we will talk about the recommended solutions that you can try to fix ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed Problem on Windows 10.

What to do if ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed when running the command

There are several factors that can cause ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed issue to occurs such as lack of permission to access the file, issues with the antivirus program to other networking problems. Listed below are the troubleshooting methods that you can do to fix ‘Access is denied’ error message when trying to run ‘netsh int ip reset’ command.

But before performing any of the recommended solution below, its best to restart your computer first. This action refreshes your computer and removes any corrupt temporary data that could be causing problems with your computer.

Solution 1: Reset Network components

There have been reports from users claiming that performing additional commands to reset network components have helped them resolved ‘Access is denied’ error message when trying to run ‘netsh int ip reset’ command.

To do this:

  1. Type Command Prompt at the search bar located at the lower left.

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  2. Right click on Command prompt result and click Run as Administrator from the drop down menu.

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  3. At Command Prompt window, type the following commands and press Enter after each command. Type ipconfig /flushdns and press Enter.

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  4. Type ipconfig /release and press Enter.

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  5. Type ipconfig /renew and press Enter.

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Run ‘netsh int ip reset’ command again and then check if the issue still occurs.

Solution 2: Uninstall Antivirus program

There are some antivirus programs such as Avast that can cause conflicts with other programs and commands on the command prompt. To check if this is the culprit, try to uninstall the antivirus program and install another antivirus then check if problem will be fixed.

To do this:

  1. Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open RUN dialog box.
  2. At RUN box, type ‘control panel’ and press Enter or click OK. This will open Control Panel Window.
  3. Make sure View by is set to Category
  4. Click Uninstall a program under Programs
  5. Locate Avast Antivirus from the lists of programs installed on your computer.
  6. Right click on Avast Antivirus and then click Uninstall from the drop down menu. Follow the onscreen instruction
  7. Restart computer

Once computer completely reboots, check if ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed Problem on Windows 10 still occurs. Then make sure to install another antivirus program for computer to be protected from virus and threats.

Solution 3: Provide Permission to access file

If user lack permission to access ‘netsh.exe’ file that is used to launch netsh int ip reset, Access is denied’ error message usually appears when running the command. To fix this, you may need to provide permissions for users from the Registry Editor.

To do this:

  1. Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open RUN dialog box.
  2. At RUN box, type ‘regedit’ and press Enter or click OK. This will open Registry Editor Window.
  3. Navigate to the following path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Nsi{eb004a00-9b1a-11d4-9123-0050047759bc}
  4. Locate ’26’ Folder.
  5. Right click on Folder 26 and click Permissions from the drop down menu. A new window opens.
  6. Click Advanced tab to open Advanced Security settings for 26 window.
  7. Click Change on “owner” section.
  8. Input user account under the ‘Enter the object name to select section’. Then click OK.
  9. Click to check the option “replace owner on subcontainers and objects”.
  10. Click Apply to apply changes made.
  11. Click Add tab.
  12. Click Select a principal option
  13. Input user account under the ‘Enter the object name to select section’. Then click OK.
  14. Under Basic permission, make sure Full control is checked. Then click OK to apply changes made.
  15. Exit all Windows then Restart computer

Once computer completely reboots, check if ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed Problem on Windows 10 still occurs

Solution 4: Reset Winsock

Resetting Winsock in Command prompt basically reset the programming interface to its default state. This solution as claimed by most users have fixed ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed Problem.

To do this:

  1. Type Command Prompt at the search bar located at the lower left.
  2. Right click on Command prompt result and click Run as Administrator from the drop down menu.
  3. At Command Prompt window, type the command netsh winsock reset catalog and press Enter.
  4. Restart computer.

Once computer completely reboots, check if ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed Problem on Windows 10 still occurs.

After following the solutions mentioned, you will successfully fix ‘netsh int ip reset’ Failed Problem on Windows 10. Visit our TheDroidGuy Youtube Channel for more troubleshooting videos.

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