GearUP Booster

Optimizing and resetting local network settings


1. Deleting the "hosts" file located in the "C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc"

*make sure to backup the file to your desktop first.



2.Set the IP address and DNS to auto-get, disable the IPv6

For win10

  • Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Status
  • Select Change adapter options.
  • Right click on your active network adapter and select “Properties".
  • Uncheck the “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)” checkbox to disable IPv6.
  • Left click "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)" and select “Properties".
  • Select "Obtain an IP address automaticlly" and "Obtain DNS server address automatically"



3.Finally, reset the device's network settings by following these steps:

  • Press the menu key after pressing [Win], type "cmd", and right-click to run as administrator.
  • Input the "netsh winsock reset" and press enter
  • Input "ipconfig /flushdns" and press enter
  • After restarting your computer, try to see if the issue has been resolved.