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Server Not Keeping Gateway Settings After Reboot

Problem: The problem with a server after a reboot the gateway setting would disappear, and no one would be able to get out to the internet.
Solution: The hotfix provided in the article could not be applied the version of Windows their server is running, but the registry fix worked.

  1. Run regedit.exe
  2. Navigate to
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\<GUID>\DefaultGatewayWhere <GUID> is the interface value for the network card.
  3. Double click the value for DefaultGateway
  4. Remove any blank lines in the value.