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Wireless Network Connection Doesn't Have Valid IP Configuration

Today morning my laptop was showing issues with connecting to my home WiFi. While checking for the reason, Windows Network Diagnostic showed an error message "Wireless Network Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration. This laptop was working fine with the same WiFi in last week but today refused to connect to the same. Since there was no proper connection between my router and laptop, Auto configuration IP address (APIPA) was assigned to it. This tutorial is based on the troubleshooting steps I have done today to solve the problem. If you ever face this issue, I hope this guide will help you to fix it. This guide is divided in to two parts where the first part explains automatic Windows Diagnostics. Second part is for those who couldn't fix the problem using automatic diagnostics.

Run Automatic Windows Network Diagnostic

Microsoft has an inbuilt tool called 'Windows Network Diagnostic', which can automatically detect and fix most of the connection is…

Configure Email Client With GoDaddy Webmail

As part of a promotional package, I have received one free email account from GoDaddy while purchasing a domain name from them. Since I have been fed up with remembering a lot of email addresses, I decide to configure the new address with Email Client installed on my laptop. So at least I am sure, I won't miss any important messages. The procedure to setup Email Client with GoDaddy webmail is very simple. However, if you don't understand the terms incoming and outgoing servers, or don't know where to find them, it may be a little bit difficult. If you are one among them, this tutorial can help you. In this tutorial I used eM Client as my desktop email client to download and store messages coming to my GoDaddy webmail service. You can use the same procedure to configure GoDaddy webmail with other applications like Outlook, exchange etc.


Get POP3 and SMTP Information
First of all, we need to find the incoming server (POP3) and outgoing server (SMTP) with standard port num…