Windows 10 can't obtain IP address over DHCP

Issue

Windows 10 Pro PC cannot get IP address from Draytek Vigor router DHCP server (over Wi-Fi). Other devices on the network were not affected so it wasn't a DHCP server issue. The PC could connect with no issues with a static IP, so Wi-Fi connection also didn't seem to be an issue.

Resolution

The issue was resolved by resetting WINSOCK and TCP/IP stack.

  • Open elevated command prompt and run following commands:
    • netsh winsock reset catalog
    • netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
    • netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log
  • Reboot computer

November 2016
Windows 10 Pro

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