Having limited Wi-Fi connection, unidentified network no internet access issues after Windows 10 21H1 upgrade? Network & Internet connection suddenly disconnected with the yellow triangle with an exclamation mark over the Wi-Fi or Ethernet icon? A number of users report issue, WiFi-connected but there is no internet access, it says limited connectivity, at which point resetting the wireless card, ( Wifi on/off ) makes it reconnect and back to normal. But the issue persists again & it just repeats itself every hour to a couple of hours.
Windows 10 wifi connection problems mostly cause because of incorrect network configuration or driver incompatibility between WiFi adapter and windows 10 21H1 update. Reset network settings and install the latest driver software for wifi adapter most probably fix the problem for you.
How to fix Windows 10 wifi connection problems
- First of all, try disconnect and reconnect to the Wifi Network,
- Restart all network devices include Router and your PC, that fix if temporary glitch causing the issue.
- Temporarily disable security software(antivirus) and VPN if configured.
- Also, open command prompt and type netsh wlan show WLAN report press enter key to Generate Wireless network report which helps to diagnose the problem or at least provides you with more information.
Run Network Adapter troubleshooter
Windows 10 has A inbuilt Network diagnostic Tool, that detects and fixes network & internet connection problems itself. Before Apply any solutions manually we recommend To Run the Network Adapter troubleshooting tool and let windows fix the problem itself.
To use the Network Adapter troubleshooter, use the following steps:
- Press Windows + I keyboard shortcut to Open Settings.
- Click on Update & security, then Troubleshoot.
- Select Network Adapter, and click Run the troubleshooter.
- This will open Network Adapter troubleshooting popup,
- Select the network adapter you want to fix, in this case, select the radio button Wi-Fi and click next to proceed the troubleshooting.
- The troubleshooter will find and try to fix the Wi-Fi problem on your device.
- Restart windows After the process complete,
- Now open your web browser and try to connect online.
If everything is working again, you’re all done. If it’s still not working, try the following method.
Set to obtain IP and DNS address automatically
- Press Windows + R, type ncpa.cpl and click ok,
- This will open the network adapters window,
- Here right-click on the WiFi adapter, then select properties,
- Select internet protocol version 4 then click on properties,
- Now select the radio button, obtain IP And obtain the DNS server address automatically.
- Click ok and close everything, now open the web browser and check if the problem solved.
Resetting your network configurations
This is another effective solution that most probably fixes almost every network and internet connectivity problem on windows 10, 8.1 and 7.
Search for command prompt, Right-click and select Run as administrator,
Here on the command prompt window type command below one by one and press enter after each.
- netsh winsock reset
- netsh int ip reset
- ipconfig /release
- ipconfig /flushdns
- ipconfig /renew
- ipconfig /registerdns
That’s all close command prompt and restart windows. Now check if this helps to fix Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems on Windows 10.
Completely reset a Wi-Fi adapter
Yet another effective solution that removes, reinstall all your network adapters and resets all the networking components to their default settings, which can help to fix slow speeds or Different problems trying to connect online.
- Open Settings app using Windows + I keyboard shortcut,
- Click on Network & Internet then click on status.
- Here scroll down and look for the Network Reset link As shown below image, click on it.
- A New Network reset Windows will open
- Here click on Reset Now Button As shown below image to completely Reset the Network Adapter settings To default setting.
- After That Restart windows To take effect the changes, now check Internet or Wi-Fi Connectivity Problem resolved.
Note: After Network Reset You’ll need to manually reconnect to any Wi-Fi network, which may require to enter a password.
Update a Wi-Fi adapter driver
Driver files of your WiFi adapters may get corrupted, causing intermittent connections and other issues. Downloading and install the latest driver files should solve the problem.
- Press Windows + X select Device Manager,
- Right-click on your network adapter and choose “Update driver” from the context menu.
- Choose ‘Search automatically for updated driver software and wait for the process to complete.
- If the driver isn’t found, go directly to the official website of your network adapter manufacturer.
- Download driver for your adapter model and update manually.
Change Settings in Power Management Tab
Also, Laptop Users Suggest Change the Settings on the power management Tab, help to fix the WiFi Disconnect issue.
- Open Device Manager, and Expand Network Adapter
- Right-click your Wi-Fi Adapter and select properties.
- Here move to the power management Tab and uncheck the option Allow The Computer to turn off this device to save power.
- Click Apply, Ok And Restart windows To take the changes effectively.
These are some of the best solutions to fix Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems on Windows 10 laptops. Did you find this helpful? let us know on comments below, also read:
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