Now check if the problem is solved or not. If the problem isn’t solved then restart your computer and then check.
Method 2: Uncheck Proxy Server Option
Going to the internet options given in your Windows and unchecking the proxy server option solves the problem as well.
Basically, you are turning off the option that tells your computer to use certain proxy settings. Whether you turned it on yourself or not, it’s a good thing to turn it off so that Windows can automatically detect proxy settings.
Hold Windows key and press R
Type inetcpl.cpl and press Enter
Click Connections tab
Click LAN Settings button
Uncheck the option that says Use proxy servers for your LAN (these settings will not apply to dial-up or VPN connections) under the proxy server section
Click ok and then click ok again.
Now check your internet connection and it should work fine now.
Method 3: Check for Infections
Sometimes malware or infection might be causing this issue.
There is a lot of malware that changes the settings of your internet to either stop your access to the internet or make all your traffic go towards their preferred settings so that it can be watched.
This is an extreme case but not an impossible one. This can be an issue for you especially if you don’t have any Antivirus or the issue started after installing new software.
Follow the steps given below to check whether the issue is because of an infection or not
Use an Antivirus to scan your computer thoroughly. You can use any Antivirus but we recommend Malware Bytes. Go here and download the Malware Bytes for your computer and install it.
Scan your computer and see if it gets any infections. If Malware Bytes catches some bad files then delete those and then check if the issue is still there or not.
Method 4: System Restore
If the issue is caused by a change in settings because of file corruption or infection then performing a System Restore is also a good option. Performing a System Restore is the best option especially if the problem is new or started after downloading a certain software.
Method 5: SFC scan
Since your problem can be because of corrupted system files that changed the internet settings, perform the SFC scan is a good option and solves the problem for many users.
Basically, the SFC scan scans your system files and replaces any corrupted ones with the correct ones that are stored in your system.
So if the problem was because of corrupted files, the SFC scan should solve it.
Press the Windows key once
Type cmd in the Start Search box
Right-click on the Command Prompt and click Run as administrator…
Type SFC /scannow and press Enter
Wait for it to finish. You will see the results
Method 6: Network Reset
In certain cases, some network restrictions or Firewall configurations can prevent the computer from being able to connect to the internet.
It is also possible that certain network configurations have been outdated on your computer. Therefore, in this step, we will be performing a network reset. For that:
Press “Windows” + “I” to open the settings.
In the settings, click on the “Network and Internet” option and then select “Status” from the left pane.
In here, click on the “Network Reset” option at the end of the list and select the “Reset Now” button.
Check to see if the issue persists after the network has been reset.
Method 7: Resetting Network Adapter
It is possible that the network adapter has acquired some incorrect configurations which are preventing it from being able to function properly.
Therefore, in this step, we will be resetting the network adapter. In order to do so, follow the guide below.
Press “Windows” + “R” to open the Run prompt.
Type in “ncpa.cpl” and press “Enter” to open the Network Connections settings.
In the Network Connections, right-click on the Network Adapter that you are using and select “Disable”.
After some time, right-click on it again and click on “Enable”.
Wait some time and check to see if the issue still persists.
Once the scan is finished and successful, try to check the internet again and see if the problem is there or not.
Method 8: Enable Custom 3D Support
This solution primarily focuses on users who use the MSI Afterburner along with the Riva Statistics Tuning Server to monitor the performance of their hardware.
In some cases, this setting needs to be enabled in the Riva Server to get everything working in line with the overlay. For that:
Click on the “System Tray” icons and double click on the “Riva Tuner Statistics Server”.
It should open up its settings, make sure to turn the “Custom 3D support” to “ON”.
Check to see if the issue persists while opening steam overlay.
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