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Windows 10 October Update Causes UWP Apps Internet Connection Failure, Here Is A Quick Fix

Windows 10 October Update is facing plenty of issues. First, we heard that there were problems with Intel audio drivers. Then we heard that people are using their data. Now we are hearing that with the new update, UWP apps fail to connect to the internet. Plenty of stuff is going wrong with the Windows 10 October update.

The good thing is that Microsoft knows of the issue and is working on fixing it. If you have the Intel driver issue then you will be glad to know that the Windows 10 October update will not install unless you update your drivers. Only then the Windows 10 October update will install on your system. The Windows UWP apps might get a similar fix as well.

If you are looking for a fix to this issue then you can follow the steps provided below to get rid of the issue:

  • Click Start – Settings
  • Click on the “Network and Internet” icon and then click on the “Network and Sharing Center”
  • Click on the network adapter you are using and click on the “Properties” button
  • In the “Network” tab, select the check box in front of “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)”
  • Click the “OK” button for the changes to take effect

If this does not solve your issue the Microsoft has recommended that you follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Click Start – Settings
  • Click on the “Network and Internet” icon and then click on the “Change Connection Properties”
  • Under the Network Profile field, check the box before Public

If this does not work either then you can use the following fix:

  • Click Start – Settings
  • Click on the “Network and Internet” icon
  • Click the “Network Reset” link; then click the “Reset Now” button

This is a short-term fix for the Windows 10 October Update issue and you will need to wait for a patch or fix from Microsoft in order to get rid of the issue for good. We will keep you updated regarding the matter. So stay tuned.

Let us know what you think about the Windows 10 October Update and whether or note you have faced this issue.