Fix To: 'One or more Network Protocols are Missing on this Computer' Error in Windows 10

Introduction 

 
Sometimes your Wifi connection will be disconnected in Windows, so when you try to troubleshoot this, you will get the error mentioned above. Here I am going to show the steps to fix the problem. I hope you will like this.
 

Background

 
You all might have Windows 10 as your operating system now, If you have not, please go and upgrade. I really love Windows 10. We have so many options. Now I have a problem with my Wifi, it was just getting disconnected always. That made me feel sad. I tried a workaround, bling! it worked. Here I will show you the same. I will explain.
 
Steps to fix “One or more network protocols are missing on this computer”.
 
If your Wifi is not connected or if there is any problem, your wifi symbol will be looking as follows.
 
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Figure: Wifi Is Disabled Issue
 
Now what you usually do when you face this kind of problem, Yeah, troubleshooting. Hmm, let’s do that then. But in this case, just troubleshooting won’t work. You will probably get the following error.
 
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Figure: One or more network protocols are missing on this computer
 
No worries, we will fix this error. Before going through the fix, please check all the network cables are properly connected. If everything is OK, you can go ahead with the below-mentioned steps.
 
Here we are going to reset our configuration, for that you must open your command prompt with admin privilege. You can always right-click on the Windows icon and click on Command Prompt(Admin). And type the following command.
  1. netsh int ip reset c:\LogReset.txt 

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Figure: NetSH Command Prompt
 
Now when you press Enter, you may get the following window, saying ‘Resetting, failed. Access is denied’.
 
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Figure: Command Prompt Output Access is Denied
 
Hmm, that’s sad. Isn’t it?. We will fix that too. Cheers. Just press Window key + R, then type regedit.exe.
 
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Figure: regedit exe
 
It will open the Registry editor. Now go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->SYSTEM->CurrentControlSet.
 
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Figure: regedit Window
 
Now go to Control folder and find the folder Nsi.
 
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Figure: Nsi Folder in RegEdit
 
Now click on the third folder.
 
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Figure: Folder 26 in RegEdit
 
And then right click on the folder 26, then click on the Permission and give the full permission.
 
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Figure: Setting permission in RegEdit
 
Now go back to our previous command window and try the same command we tried. I hope you go the output as follows.
 
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Figure: Resetting OK Output
 
Once you are done, Please restart the machine and check your wifi. It will be connected and you won’t be facing any problems. Happy?
 
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Figure: Wifi Connected
 

Conclusion

 
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