- Select the Start button > Settings > Network & Internet > Status.
Open Network & Internet Status settings
- Under Change your network settings, select Network troubleshooter.
- Follow the steps in the troubleshooter, and see if that fixes the problem.
Windows 10 doesn't recognize that I have internet eventhough I am online and able to use the internet.
I am currently using the internet on a brand new self built PC. However Windows doesn't recognize that the PC has a connection. I ran into an issue previously were I believe automatic windows updates or something happening In the background every night was causing all games to crash immediately. I would get the problem resolved or do a completely clean reinstall of windows and everyone would work again and I could jump in any game which would run beautifully how hours on end. I would then go to bed and wake up again with the same problem of games crashing immediately. This happened for about 5 days straight. Friends kept telling me it was a hardware issue which didn't make much since to me since everyone would work beautifully and with no over heating issues at all then go to bed and wake up to find all games crash. I ended up fixing the issue by going into windows services and turning off a bunch of non-vital processes. Now all thr games work beautifully again and every day. However, when I tried to install minecraft which using the microsoft/Xbox games installer it completely refuses to download it. That's when I realized that some Microsoft service I turned off must have been telling windows that the PC does in fact have internet. Although now, I can't seem to figure out which Microsoft Service controls this. This same Service, I believe is stopping Windoes from automatically updating as well. Any help would be appreciated.