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IPv6 No Network Access [Fixed]

Information, products, services, whatever you want, you can get that readily in today’s world. Thanks to the internet. However, there are a large number of users who face difficulty in connecting their PCs to the internet. The reasons for this condition can be different.

The most common reason for not having a proper internet connection is the internet protocol. To be more precise, “IPv6 Connectivity: No internet access” is one questionable problem for both WiFi or Lan cable users. To know more about its causes and solutions, let’s take a quick look further.

What Causes IPv6 Connectivity No Network Access

To solve the problem, it is necessary to get a clear idea regarding its causes. For better insight, we have listed some of the causes behind such a problem.

  • Improper HT Mode Settings
  • Corrupted Network Drivers
  • Incorrect DNS and IP address
  • Antivirus Software

How to Solve IPv6 Connectivity No Network Access on Windows 10?

You can try many solutions to get rid of such a problem. Here we have listed some of them for you in brief. Try implementing each solution and check which one works for you.

Solution 1: Update the Network Drivers

Outdated drivers are some of the many reasons that can result in such a problem. Hence, try updating the network drivers by reaching the manufacturer’s website. You can also update the drivers through the device manager by following the steps given below.

  • Go to Start and type device manager within the search bar. Once it appears, choose it from the search results that appear.
  • Choose the category of Network Drivers and expand it eventually. 
  • Right-click on the driver and select the Update Driver option. Next, select Search automatically for updated driver software. In doing so, Windows will look for the new driver and update it for you.

Solution 2: Reset IPv6

Other than that, many users claim that resetting the IPv6 has helped them resolve the problem easily. To do so, follow the steps mentioned below sequentially.

  • At first, Go to Start and type cmd within its search bar. Select Command Prompt from the search result and then run it as an administrator.
  • Once a User Account Control prompt appears on your screen, click on Yes.
  • Type the commands listed below and make sure to press the Enter button after each line

netsh winsock reset catalog

netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

  • Restart your system and check if the issue is resolved or not. 

Solution 3: Disable IP Helper Service

Another way in which you can resolve this issue is by disabling the IP Helper Service.

  • Invoke the Run window by pressing both the Windows and R keys together.
  • Within it, type “services.msc” and hit the Enter button. This will open the Services window for you.
  • Move down to find IP Helper service and right-click on it. After that, click on Properties.
  • Make sure the Startup Type is selected as “Disabled” and then click on Ok.
  • Go back to the Services window and right-click on IP Helper service. Click on Stop.
  • Lastly, close the Services window and check if the problem resolves or not.

Solution 4: Try Running the Internet Connection Troubleshooter

When it comes to troubleshooting problems related to internet connectivity, Internet Connection Troubleshooter is the best way to do it. To run the troubleshooter, perform the steps cited below.

  • Press the Windows and I keys together to launch Windows Settings. Within the search bar, type troubleshoot and select it from the search list.
  • Go to Internet Connections and click on the Run the Troubleshooter option. This will start the troubleshooter which will find and fix the problems with Internet Connection for you.
  • Once it completes, check if the issue is resolved or not.

Solution 5: Change the HT Mode

Furthermore, you can also try changing the HT mode and see if the problem resolves. To do so, implement the steps given below.

  • At first, go to Start and then to the Control Panel. Go to the View by option and set it as Category.
  • Click on Network and Internet and then on Network and Internet>Change Adapter Settings.
  • Once a pop-up window appears on your screen, double-click on Network Adapter and go to its Properties. Click on Configure.
  • Again, go to the Advanced tab and click on HT Mode. Click on the Ok button.
  • Restart your system and check if the problem resolves.

Solution 6: Uninstall Your Antivirus Software

Many a time this problem can occur due to an antivirus software on your system. Thus, uninstall it and check if the problem resolves. Here are the steps you need to follow to do that.

  • Press the Windows and R keys to invoke the Run box.
  • Within the Run window, type “ appwiz.cpl ” and then press the Enter button.
  • Select the antivirus programs and right-click on it. Click on uninstall from the appearing list.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to successfully complete the uninstallation process.

Solution 7: Reset Winsock

You can also reset Winsock by the “netsh Winsock reset” command. Here are the steps by which you can do that easily.

  • Go to the Start search box and type Command Prompt within it. Right-click on the search result that appears and then select “run as administrator” from the list.
  • Type the commands listed below and press Enter button after each

netsh winsock reset

nets int ip reset

  • Now, wait for some time until you see the “Winsock reset completed successfully” message on your screen. 
  • Check if the problem resolves after following this solution.

Solution 8: Use Microsoft NetShell Utility to reset IP settings

Besides, you can also use the Microsoft NetShell Utility tool to reset the IP settings. Here are the steps by which you should be able to do so.

  • Download the “NetShell IP Reset Utility” from their official website.
  • Once it gets downloaded successfully, run it and then click on Next.
  • This will make a restore point and reset the IP settings for you as well.
  • Click on Next to restart your system.

Solution 9: Renew the IP Configuration

Try releasing the IP Address and renew it for fixing issues with your internet connection. You can do so by following the steps provided below.

  • First of all, press the Windows and R keys together to invoke the Run window.
  • After that, type cmd within it and then press the Enter button.
  • This will open the command prompt for you. Within that, type the following commands and press Enter after each

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew 

  • Once done, type Exit and press the Enter button to close it. 

Solution 10: Let Your System Use IPv4

If IPv6 is not required right now, you can disable it and let your system use IPv4 for an easy fix. To do so, follow the steps given below one by one.

  • Press the Windows and R keys together to invoke the Run window.
  • Within that, type “ncpa.cpl” and press the Enter button. This will open the Network connection window for you.
  • Select your connection and right-click on it. Once the list appears, click on Properties.
  • Go to the Networking tab and look for “Internet Protocol Version 6”. Unmark the box and click on Ok. Restart your system and check if the problem resolves or not.

So these were some of the methods following which, you should be able to fix ipv6 no network access on Windows 10 successfully.