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How To Set Up Ethernet Connection Windows 10?

Perform any one of the following procedures to set up ethernet connection Windows 10 computer.

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Procedure 1 – Using Windows Network Connection

Step 1 – Network connection

  • Open the Control Panel window on your Windows 10 computer.
  • Select the Category option from the View By drop-down menu.
  • Click the Network and Internet option.
  • Select the Network and Internet option followed by the Change adapter settings option on the left-hand side of the screen.

Step 2 – Network settings

  • Go to the No Network Access field and click the Ethernet 2 link to set up ethernet connection Windows 10.
  • This will open the Ethernet 2 Properties dialog window on the screen.
  • Navigate to the Networking tab and remove the checkmark beside the following options.
  • Client for Microsoft Networks
  • File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks
  • Double-click the Internet Protocol Version (TCP/IPv4) option.
  • Select the radio button next to the Use the following IP address option, fill the IP Address and Subnet Mask fields, and click the OK option.

Step 3 – Verify the connection

  • To verify the Ethernet connection, enter ping followed by the IP address in the Command Prompt window.
  • Check if the Connection is Successful message is shown in the Command Promot window.

Procedure 2 – Using Windows Command Prompt

Step 1 – Network interfaces list

  • To view the Network Interfaces list, enter the ‘>getmac /V /FO CSV’ command in the Command Prompt window and set up ethernet connection Windows 10.

Step 2 – Determining Ethernet adapter

  • Type ‘>netsh interface ip show address “Ethernet”’ without the single quotes and press the Enter key.
  • The results indicate that this network adapter is used for the internet connection.
  • Note down the displayed IP address.
  • Now, enter >ping – S “X” in the Command Prompt window.
  • Replace the letter X with the noted IP address.

Step 3 – Configuring the Ethernet 2 connection

  • Enter the >netsh interface ip show address “Ethernet 2” command and then establish a connection using this Ethernet 2 adapter.
  • Run the same command again.
  • The private IP address will be assigned automatically and shown in the IP Address field.
  • Enter ‘>ping -S Y K’ without the quotes.
  • Note: The letter Y denotes the private IP address, whereas the letter K denotes the broadcast address.
  • Note down the IP address that is displayed next to Reply From.
  • Enter >netsh interface ip set address “Ethernet 2” static M H in the Command Prompt window.

Replace the letter M with the noted IP address. Also, replace the letter H with the subnet mask while set up ethernet connection Windows 10 computer.