Wi-Fi problems could be a real headache that can frustrate everyone at home or at the office. Problems usually appear after upgrading to windows 10. If you’re a person who’s really sick of Wi-Fi network problems, this article can help you troubleshoot all your Wi-Fi problems in windows 10. Make sure to check the basic things before you begin the fix. Sometimes few tools can help.
Method 1: Check your basic things or settings
- Check if your Wi-Fi signal is in an on mode. Navigate to start button > Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi.
- Now make sure if your Wi-Fi switch is turned on in your laptop
- Check if the airplane mode is activated. Click Start button > Network & Internet > Airplane mode. Click OFF if it’s On.
- Restart your router if you haven’t done that yet
Method 2: Check if it’s your Cable modem or ISP (Internet Service Provider)
You should check if it’s a problem of your cable modem or ISP (Internet Service Provider). And to do that please follow the instructions given below.
- Navigate to Command Prompt by pressing the Windows key + X key
- Type “ipconfig” in Command Prompt and hit Enter.
- Now you should type the command (ping the Default Gateway) and hit enter
- If you get an exact result as shown in the picture above, then the problem might be your ISP (Internet Service Provider). Please contact them.
Method 3: Reinstall your Wi-Fi drivers manually
- Go to Device Manager by pressing the Windows key and the X key at the same time
- Find the Network adapter on the device manager window and update the driver software by pressing right click just like in fig below
- Now click “Browse my computer for driver software”
- Choose “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer”
- Now tick the box that reads “Show compatible hardware”. And then choose the option with same name as your Wi-Fi driver in your saved location. Click next to continue the process.
- Then wait for the result to appear like the figure below
- Now check your Wi-Fi. It should be fixed!
Method 4: Try resetting the Network connection settings
- Navigate to Command Prompt (Admin) by pressing the Windows key and the X key at the same time.
- Type the following commands written below, followed by Enter each time.
- Type “netsh winsock reset“
- Type “netsh int ip reset“
- Type “ipconfig /release“
- Type “ipconfig /renew“
- Type “ipconfig /flushdns“
- This should fix your WiFi connection problem permanently!
Method 5: Try other basic options
- Turn off your firewalls, at least for a temporary period.
- Also turn off your anti-virus or malware protection software.
- Uninstall your Wi-Fi driver, if it occurred after the update installation. And get back to your older version of the driver.
- You can try letting windows fix the problem for you. Click start button > settings > Network & Internet > status > network troubleshooter under change your network settings.
- Make sure your bother ends of Ethernet cable are securely plugged into your computer and router.
- Or open your web browser and type your router’s IP address. It depends on your router types. For example 192.168.1.1 is the default IP address for most of the routers. So, check your router documentations and try accordingly.
- Now log in with your username and password, then enable SSID broadcast, wireless SSID broadcast, or something similar must be turned on. The setting is often a wireless setting page.
What are the significant causes for this error?
Among several other causes, these are the confirm issues which will cause you the troublesome registry errors.
- Wi-Fi disconnection: interface
- Signal range limits, due to heavy network or router.
- Hardware problems, firmware updates etc.
- Operator errors by Internet Service Providers.
- A router might be overused by heavy network traffic.
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