Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Can’t connect to this network error on Windows 10 version 1803

Lose your WiFi network & Internet connection After install windows 10 Version 1803? While connecting to WiFi network it results error Can’t connect to this network, and fails to connect? Here some effective solutions you may apply to again get connected to WiFi network and internet.

Fix can’t connect to this network windows 10

Power Cycle your Router or Modem: First of all restart, all network devices ( Router, modem and switch if connected ) include your System. Also temporarily Disable security software Antivirus ( if installed ) and try to connect the WiFi network check get succeed?

Start Windows 10 to clean boot state and try to connect to the WiFi network. If any third party software confliction causing the issue perform clean boot resolve the issue.

Press Windows + R, type ncpa.cpl and hit enter key to open network connections window. Here locate your WiFi Adapter right click and select Disable. Restart windows and on next login re-enable the WiFi adapter which you previously disabled on network connections window. Now try to connect to the WiFi network.

Run the Network Adapter Troubleshooter

Press Windows + I to open windows settings then click on Update & security, troubleshoot and look for the network adapter. Click on it and run the troubleshooter, to check and fix if any error causing WiFi Adapter to connect to the network. After complete, the troubleshooting process restart windows and check

Run Network adapter Troubleshooter
Run Network adapter Troubleshooter

Reinstall Network Adapter driver

Incompatible, outdated network adapter driver mostly cause this type of problems. If running network adapter troubleshooter didn’t fix the problem We strongly recommend to update/reinstall the network adapter driver with the latest version.

To do this Press Win + R to open the Run window. Type the command devmgmt.msc and press Enter. This would open the Device Manager, displaying the drivers in alphabetical order. Here expand Network adapters, right click on installed WiFi driver select uninstall. Click yes when asking for confirmation and restart windows. On next start windows automatically install basic network Adapter driver for you and try to connect to the WiFi network.

uninstall Network adapter driver
uninstall Network adapter driver

If the above steps don’t work, try downloading and installing the drivers from the manufacturer’s website.

Forget the wireless connection

If you’re having “Windows 10 can’t connect to this network” error, you might want to “forget” your wireless connection in order to fix this problem. To forget wireless network on Windows 10, do the following:

  1. Open Settings App and go to Network & Internet.
  2. Go to Wi-Fi section and click Manage Wi-Fi settings.
  3. Scroll down to the Manage known networks, select your Wireless network and click Forget.
  4. After you’ve done that, connect to the same wireless network again.

Use Network Troubleshooting Commands

If applying above solutions Windows 10 can’t connect to this network issue still persists, you could run the network troubleshooting commands. which may help to resolve issues like this.

Open the command prompt as administrator and perform command below. After that restart windows and check Are you able to connect to the WiFi network?

netsh winsock reset

netsh int ip reset

ipconfig /flushdns


Network Reset ( Windows 10 users only )

If nothing else has worked, then a Network Reset would probably help. This is the most probable solution which reinstalls Network adapters & set networking components to default settings and fix if you face connectivity problems. I personally found Performing network reset to resolve this issue for me. I recommend you may also try, but first create a system restore point before perform network reset.

Now open Windows settings ( Windows + I ) Select the Network and Internet option and then scroll to the option for Network Reset. Click on it and initiate the reset, and wait for the task to complete, after which your Windows 10 computer will be restarted.

Windows 10 Network Reset option
Windows 10 Network Reset option

Now on next start try to connect the WiFi network And i am 100% sure this time you successfully get connected. Did these solutions help to fix Can’t connect to this network error on windows 10, 8.1 and 7 computers? Let us know on comments below. Also Read How to configure and setup FTP server on Windows 10 version 1803

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