Strange and anxious message no internet, secured can happen even during when everything is ok and you do indeed have internet. So in order to fix this issue please keep on reading.
Most a simple and most straightforward solution and 80% of the time it works like a charm. Before trying other solutions, try this simple one.
Run the Networking Troubleshooter
- Run the build-in Windows 10 troubleshooter for networking.
- To do this, right-click Start then select Settings
- In the Settings window, click Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters > Internet Connections > Run the troubleshooter then follow the instructions
Device Manager solution
The Windows device manager is the place where you can update, disable and re-enable, and reinstall your devices, including the network adapter which is most likely the cause of this issue.
In Device Manager, click Network adapters
then locate your network adapter and right-click on it
Do the following things in order presented:
- Update driver.
- Disable device, enable Flight mode in the taskbar, reboot PC, then Enable device and turn off Flight mode.
- Uninstall device, reboot PC, reinstall the device if it was not installed automatically
Refresh IP Configuration
Refreshing your IP configuration reassigns your IP address, which will fix the problem if it was down to your IP allocation issues
Open the Command Prompt, then enter the following commands:
There are a couple of other things you can try in the command prompt. The Winsock protocol controls a big chunk of your computer’s communication with network services and resetting it will reset many of those under-the-hood elements to their default settings.
Enter the following into the command prompt:
netsh winsock reset catalog
Fix Connection’s Properties
Click the Wi-Fi (or Ethernet) connection icon in the taskbar, then Network & Internet Settings
In the new window, click Change adapter options
then right-click the affected connection and click Properties
In the Properties window, make sure all the following boxes are ticked:
- Client for Microsoft Networks
- File and Printer Sharing
- Internet Protocol Version 4
- Internet Protocol Version 6
- Link-layer Topology Discovery Responder
and restart PC
IPv6 is the relatively new Internet protocol that more and more PCs are using due to the fact that the number of available IPv4 addresses is simply running out. Not all networking equipment and ISPs play nice with iPv6, however, so if you have this switched on, then it could be interfering with your connection. If you suspect this might be the issue, uncheck the IPv6 box under your connection’s Properties.