Here is a list of Microsoft Knowledge Base Articles about networking.


How to Troubleshoot TCP/IP Connectivity with Windows XP

"Ipconfig" Command Reports IP Address 0.0.0.0

Error Message When You Try to Connect to Network: An Operation Was Attempted on Something That Is Not a Socket

Troubleshooting Home Networking in Windows XP

How to troubleshoot wireless network connections in Windows XP Service Pack 2

You receive an error message when you join a domain with Windows XP

How to troubleshoot missing network connections icons in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows XP

You Cannot Install Driver Files for Your Network Adapter and You Receive a "Cannot Install This Hardware" Error Message

You cannot connect to a wireless network access point that uses shared authentication from a Windows XP-based computer or a Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005-based Tablet PC

Make New Connection Wizard Selections Are Unavailable and Other Issues Occur with the Network Connections Folder

How to gather information to troubleshoot a wireless connectivity problem in Windows XP

You see more Ethernet network adaptors than are actually installed in the Windows XP-based computer

Error Message When You Run the "Ipconfig /Renew" Command

Error message when you try to access a Windows XP-based network computer: "You might not have permission to use this network resource"

You cannot view other workgroup computers on the network on a Windows XP-based computer

When an IP address changes to a static IP address, a static IP address and an alternate IP address remain on the network interface in Windows Vista

Network Map in Windows Vista does not display computers that are running Windows XP

How to troubleshoot network connectivity problems in Internet Explorer

Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers

On a Windows Vista-based client computer, you cannot obtain an IP address or options from the DHCP server

Error message when you use user credentials to connect to a network share from a Windows-based computer: "The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password"

The network connectivity status incorrectly appears as "Local only" on a Windows Server 2008-based or Windows Vista-based computer that has more than one network adapter

Connecting to non-broadcast wireless networks in Windows Vista

How to disable IP version 6 or its specific components in Windows

Error message when you try to connect to an ad hoc connection from Windows Vista or from Windows 7: "Windows cannot connect to <Network Name>"

"Your network connection must have IPv6 enabled to create or join a homegroup" error message when you try to create a homegroup in Windows 7

You cannot access a shared folder that is located on a Windows 2000 or Windows 98-based computer from a Windows 7-based computer

How to set up XP mode in Windows 7 to browse the network via My Network Neighborhood

NVIDIA nForce network controller causes a network connection drop in Windows 7

Network card shows disabled status when network cable is unplugged on Windows 7 and Windows 8

Wireless devices may be disabled after turning off Airplane Mode on Windows 8

How to rename a network adapter in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012

How to control the state of wireless devices in Windows 8

Power Management tab is not visible for some Wireless Network adapters with Always On/Always Connected (AOAC) platforms on Windows 8

Wake-on-LAN behavior in Windows 8

Last Modified: 2013-10-04