This can only be done if the network port detects a genuine and proper hardware connection but still can’t communicate with the DHCP server to get an IP address.
In this case, the most likely culprit is the system’s firewall.
: fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1 fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1 fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1 Net BIOS over Tcpip. "This update may try to reset network settings if problems are detected, and it will clean up registry keys that may be preventing updates from being installed successfully." "To help free up disk space, this update may compress files in your user profile directory so that Windows Update can install important updates.
That Feb 14 origin was just after installing Microsoft update KB4023057, a day after KB4487017...
After you install the update, your files are restored to their original state, and the blue arrows disappear from the file icons in File Explorer.
Your Computer Was Not Assigned An Address From The Network
When files or folders are compressed, they appear as having two blue arrows overlaid on the icon.
But some days I only see the hibernate / wake instances...
The ~2 minute intervals began again on every wake from hibernation.
The 169 IP range of addresses is reserved by Microsoft for private network addressing, so if your computer is set to obtain an IP automatically, then you’ll get one.
When this happens, the APIPA (automatic private IP addressing) checks to configure itself automatically with an IP address and a default class B subnet mask.