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


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

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

A Windows 8-based client computer does not use the BitLocker Network Unlock feature

How to reset TCP/IP by using the NetShell utility

How to enable persistent tracing for a wireless LAN in Windows

Scheduled task cannot run an .exe file on a share folder in Windows

Remote desktop connection is sometimes stuck on the "Securing remote connection" screen

You may experience connectivity issues or performance issues when you connect a mobile PC that is running Windows to a wireless access point

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Last Modified: 2014-05-22