We'll explain why you see the message that Wi-Fi doesn't have a valid IP configuration and how to fix it so you can get connected again.
What Is an Invalid IP Configuration?
Before we dive into the fixes, it helps to know a bit about why this error appears. In short, when you connect to Wi-Fi, your router assigns an IP address to your computer so it can get online.
If something goes wrong with the IP configuration, your computer and router won't be able to communicate. For instance, your computer might try to use a different IP than the router expects it to. This prevents you from reaching the internet, and results in the "doesn't have a valid IP configuration" error.
Let's look at how to resolve this issue.
1. Restart Your Computer