Windows 11 LAN ethernet "Connecting, action needed' issue

Tim Richards 11 Reputation points

Hello All

Hoping someone can help. We have started looking in to updating our windows 10 fleet to windows 11 22H2 and have run in to an issue. We are finding that each laptop we have tested updates without an issue but when they are connected to the LAN by network cable, rather than automatically connecting to the domain it show a generic network name with the line 'Connecting, Action needed'.

when we click on it we get a 'sign in' button where the user enters their domain username and password after which the network 'name' shows correctly and says Connected, signed in.

We were wondering if anyone else has seen this and if they found a solution.


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  1. Limitless Technology 43,231 Reputation points

    Hello there,

    It would be great if you can share your network setting like the protocol you are using for the Sign in. The common reasons why Windows won't connect to a network are misconfigured settings.

    Check the network driver. It could need to be updated or reverted to the previous driver if a recent update broke it.

    At the command prompt, run the following commands in the listed order, and then check to see if that fixes your connection problem:

    Type netsh winsock reset and select Enter.

    Type netsh int ip reset and select Enter.

    Type ipconfig /release and select Enter.

    Type ipconfig /renew and select Enter.

    Type ipconfig /flushdns and select Enter.


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