“Until Microsoft devises a fix, if necessary, the software giant’s advice is simple: reboot your PC. Plusnet has told its customers to use static LAN IP addresses and fixed DNS settings, rather than obtaining this information automatically via DHCP, to reach the web.”
See Busted Windows 8, 10 update blamed for breaking Brits’ DHCPI thank whatever gods may be that I escaped from That Other OS 17 years ago and don’t have to put up with degraded infrastructure on the whim of someone in Redmond, Washington state at 0600 in their time-zone whenever they wish to mess with me…
You can be free too. Use Debian GNU/Linux, the OS that works for you and not some monopolistic corporation on the other side of Earth.
UPDATE – Apparently it’s not just a few ISPs and their hardware… M$ is just refusing users to use their networks… See Botched Microsoft update knocks Windows 8, 10 PCs offline â€“ regardless of ISP