One or more network protocols are missing on this computer

The one or more network protocols lost is an error message which looks after you run network connection troubleshooting on Windows 10. Many users will troubleshoot their wireless or Ethernet link after becoming “the connection has timed out” error while loading up a page on their browser. This is a protocol or network connection related issue while many think it is a Chrome or Firebox browser mistake. Check this out probable methods to fix one or more network protocols are missing on this computer Windows 10 error” :

One or more network protocols are missing on this computer

How to fix one or more network protocols are missing on this computer Windows 10 ?

Method 1: Reset winsock

  1. Hit Windows key and type “cmd” in the search bar
  2. Right click on “Command Prompt” and select “Run as Administrator”
  3. Type netsh winsock reset >> Press Enter
  4. Type netsh int ip reset >> Press Enter
  5. Exit command prompt

Restart your PC and attempt to open a webpage on your browser.

Method 2: Install Protocol in WiFi/Ethernet network settings

  1. Hit windows key and type Control Panel in Windows search bar
  2. Open Control Panel >> select Network & Sharing Center, Or search “network and sharing” in Control panel
  3. On the left side, click on “Change adapter settings”
  4. Right click on your active network connection (Wi-Fi or Ethernet LAN)
  5. Click on “Properties”
  6. Click on “Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexer Protocol”
  7. Click “Install” >> Select “Protocol” >> Install “Reliable Multicast Protocol” (or any other protocol you find there)
  8. Select “OK”

Install Protocol in WiFi/Ethernet network settings

After installing the Protocol for their networks, many Windows 10 users have solved the One or more network protocols missing error.

Method 3: Automatically obtain DNS server address

If you have manually assigned the DNS server address, then simply setting it to automatic may resolve the network protocol missing error.

  1. Click Start button or windows key on your keyboard
  2. Type “Control Panel” in the search bar and then open it
  3. Now choose “Network and sharing center” (you can search for “Network and sharing” in control panel)
  4. On the left, select “change adapter settings”
  5. Right click on your active network connection (Wifi or LAN) >> click “Properties”
  6. Under the Networking tab double click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
  7. Enable Obtain DNS server address automatically >> Click Okay
  8. Similarly set DNS server address to automatic for Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)

obtain DNS server address