If you cannot connect to the Internet or another device on a network when you start Windows or change the system's network state, then it may have DHCP issues.
Without going into too many details, DHCP enables devices such as routers or servers to assign IP addresses to computer systems connecting to the network.
If that fails, for whatever reason, connection errors may occur.
There are a couple of things that you can do to resolve the issue. First, you may want to check the network adapter settings manually to make sure it is set up properly to accept automatic configurations. If that is not the case, then this may be the reason why Internet and network may not work flawlessly.
Verify the network adapter's settings
Fix DHCP issues using the network troubleshooting
Sometimes, DHCP may not be available even though the adapter is configured properly. This may happen after you close a virtual private network connection on your system for instance.
If that is the case, you may need to run the network troubleshooter to fix the issue this way.
I'm not aware of a permanent fix for the issue though.
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