Windows 10 is the latest OS version from Microsoft for PCs and Laptops today. Windows 10 offers many system fixes, security features, improved visualization, better performance, and much more. Though there are some problems faced by the user, and the problem of WiFi is one of them as frequent occurrence of WiFi does not connect to a laptop, a WiFi Network feels Lag, the laptop can not connectÂ hotspot, the laptop can not connect wifi troubleshoot, hotspot Androidâ can not connectÂ KEA LAPTOPA windows 10, and laptop can’t detect wifi.
How to Fix Windows 10 WiFi Problems on Your Laptop/PC,
1. Wi-Fi Connected but Internet not working.
Several times the user can see that the Wi-Fi is still connected to the PC/Laptop, the Internet is not working at all. In this case, Windows 10 is facing TCP/IP stack, IP address, or DNS client completion cache issues. To fix it, follow the steps below.
- Open Settings >Â Network & InternetÂ > Network troubleshooter.
- BangSep thinks that it will find possible errors, and you can follow the on-screen instructions to fix them.
- If no errors are detected in the menu, you can open Command Prompt on your PC and run the commands below to completely reset network issues.
netsh winsock resetÂipconfig /releasenetsh int ip resetÂipconfig /renewipconfig /flushdns
If the steps above didn’t work for you, then also follow the next method.
2. Cannot Connect to Wi-Fi in Windows 10
If you can see that Windows 10 cannot connect to this network, we recommend uninstalling the network adapter driver from Device Manager and then reinstalling it.
- Press Windows Key + X at the same time> click on Device Manager.
- Open Network adaptersÂ > right click on it.
- Click on Uninstall device. If prompted, click Remove driver software for this device.
- Restart the PC/Laptop, and the network adapter drivers will be reinstalled.
3. View and Manage IP Configuration
If you can see that the system shows errors like Wi-Fi Does Not Have Valid IP Configuration, then you have to use reset network command which BangSep mentioned in method 1.
If nothing else works, you can change the name and password of the Wi-Fi network, or you can set the Wi-Fi channel to Automatic from the router login page.
4. Use Correct Wi-Fi Password to Fix Windows 10 Wi-Fi Problems
If you forget your Wi-Fi password, you will need the Wi-Fi password after resetting the network in Windows 10.
- Open Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network Connections.
- Right click on Wi-Fi Connection > select Status.
- Click on Wireless Properties.
- Then click on the Security tab > enable the Show Characters checkbox.
You will get or see the Wi-Fi password. Write it down somewhere for future reference in case you forget.
5. Update/Restore Wi-Fi Driver on Windows 10
- Press Windows Key + X at the same time > click on Device Manager.
- Click the Network Adapters arrow to open the drop-down menu> select Wireless Network Adapter.
go to Properties > click drivers > select Update Driver or Roll Back Driver .
- Restart your PC.
- Now, Windows will automatically find the updated driver. If not, then you have to re-download it on your PC & then install it.
6. Wi-Fi Network Not Found
If in this case, Windows 10 can’t find a Wi-Fi network, make sure Wi-Fi is turned on and working properly. Then check whether the Wi-Fi range or speed is good enough or not. Now, you may need to follow some of the steps below.
- Press Windows key + R key at the same time to enter Run mode.
- Now type devmgmt.msc and press Enter
- Click on the Network Adapters arrow icon to expand the drop-down list.
- On the mouse, right-click on the name of your wireless network adapter.
- Click Properties > select the Advanced tab.
- Select Country and Region .
- Then choose according to your location.
Not all network adapters can access Country and Region properties.
7. Forget Wi-Fi Network and Reconnect in Windows 10
Due to system errors or other service related issues, it is better to clear cache of Network Connections by forgetting connected network.
- Open the Settings menu > Network and Internet
- Select the Wi-Fi section from the list> click Manage known networks under connected Wi-Fi networks.
- Click on the connected Wi-Fi network once and select Forget .
- Now, restart your computer and enter the Wi-Fi password again to connect.
8. Wi-Fi Connection Keeps Dropping in Windows 10
If in case, the connected Wi-Fi network keeps dropping frequently on your Windows 10 computer, you can follow the steps below to fix this issue.
- Right click on Start menu > click Device Manager
- Click on the Network Adapters arrow to expand the list.
- On your mouse, right-click on your wireless network adapter.
- Select Properties > click Power Management
- Uncheck the box Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power
- Now, restart your computer, check if the Wi-Fi still drops frequently or not.
9. Manage Windows Firewall Settings
Windows 10 comes with a Firewall setting that blocks suspicious incoming or outgoing traffic to protect the system from malware or spyware. However, sometimes it also blocks web access. Therefore, you need to turn off the Windows Firewall settings.
netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off
- Click on the Start menu in your Windows 10> type Command Prompt .
- You need to right click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator .
- Now, type the following command and press enter to apply it.
There you go. Now, Firewall security will not block web access on your PC.
If you want to enable Firewall settings again, type below command and press Enter.
netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state on
10.Â Check and Manage Antivirus Protection
After turning off Windows Firewall, you should also check Windows Antivirus software on your computer.
- Open the Windows Security application > Virus protection & threat > Turn it off.
If any other antivirus software is installed on the PC, open the application interface, use filters to allow network connections and web access.