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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.
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.