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Fix Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems on windows 10 April 2018 update

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Finally Microsoft Roll out the windows 10 April 2018 update version 1803 to all users. This is a big update come with lots New Features, Security Improvements, bug fixes and improvement on Existing features etc. Genuine Windows users Automatically Get The Windows 10 fall Creators update, If you still not received you can check How To Get Windows 10 April 2018 update v1803 right NowOverallll its a Great update, But it appears that not everyone is having a smooth upgrade, as some users are experiencing a few problems after installing the new version. After upgrade to Windows 10 version 1803 Some users reporting bugs and features not working, including Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems.

After installing windows 10 April 2018 update, users having issue with Slow WiFi Speed, Connection Disconnects frequently, others have reported being unable to connect to a wireless network. If you are also suffering with Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems, No Internet connection issue Here apply bellow solutions to get rid of this.




Fix Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems on Windows 10 v1803

The reason behind this Wi-Fi connectivity issue might just be a problem with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update itself, sometimes there are other factors that can cause connectivity issues. During the upgrade process the driver for the Wi-Fi adapter might have got corrupted. The installed network Adapter Driver is not compatible with current version on Windows or You probably don’t have installed the latest driver, which happened to work with the previous version, but it doesn’t work with the new release. There could be some configuration problems, corrupted system files and a number of other things. Lets Apply bellow solutions to fix Internet and Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709.

Basic Network Troubleshooting

First Restart your modem and wireless router. This helps create a new connection to your Internet service provider (ISP). You can Do this By Unplug the power cable for the router, modem from the power source. Wait at least 30 seconds or so then Plug the modem and Router back into the power source. Wait a few minutes for the modem and router to fully power on.

Try to Disable And Re-enable WiFi Network Adapter by press Win + R, type ncpa.cpl hit enter key. Here select and right click on active WiFi Network Adapter, Then click Disable. Wait flew minute or Restart windows again open the network and sharing center and enable the adapter which previously you disabled.

Generate Wireless network report which help to diagnose the problem, or at least provide you with more information. you can do this by open Command prompt as administrator then type netsh wlan show WLAN report hit enter key to execute the command.

Also check there is not a problem with your cable modem or Internet service provider (ISP). You can Check connectivity with ping command. for this open command prompt type ipconfig and hit enter key, Now Note down the default gateway address ( basically its 192.168.1.1). Again press Win + R type Ping 192.168.1.1 -t ( Ping your default gateway -t )
Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=5ms TTL=64

Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=5ms TTL=64

Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=5ms TTL=64

Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time=5ms TTL=64

If you are getting different result then there is problem with connectivity, so first check your cable connection.

Run Network Adapter troubleshooter

Windows 10 have A inbuilt Network Adapter troubleshooting Tool, Which help to find and fix network and internet connection problems itself. Before Apply any solutions manually we recommend To Run the Network Adapter troubleshooting tool and let windows to fix the problem itself.

To use the Network Adapter troubleshooter, use the following steps:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Update & security.
  3. Next Click on Troubleshoot.
  4. Select Network Adapter, and click Run the troubleshooter.
Run Network adapter Troubleshooter
Run Network adapter Troubleshooter

This will open Network Adapter troubleshooting popup, Select the network adapter you want to fix, in this case select radio button Wi-Fi and click next to proceed the troubleshooting.

wifi network adapter Troubleshooting
wifi network adapter Troubleshooting

The troubleshooter will find and try to fix the Wi-Fi problem on your device. After the process completes, 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.

Completely reset a Wi-Fi adapter

With Windows 10 Fall Creators update, includes a handy tool that removes, reinstall all your network adapters, and resets all the networking components to its default settings, which can help to fix slow speeds or Different problems trying to connect online.

And Reset your Wi-Fi adapter is very easy task, do the following:

Click on Windows 10 Start menu, click settings icon to open it then click on Network & Internet then click on status. Here scroll down and look for Network Reset link As shown bellow image, click on it.

Network reset link on Settings
Network reset link on Settings

A New Network reset Windows will open Here click on Reset Now Button As shown bellow 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.

Network reset option windows 10
Network reset option windows 10

Update a Wi-Fi adapter driver

If After Run Network Adapter Troubleshooting Tool and Perform Network Reset Still Experiencing Internet or Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems, Then you need to look On Wi-Fi Network Adapter Drivers. After Recent Upgrade May the Installed Network Adapter driver is not compatible with current windows version, Or the wifi Driver is corrupted etc. This Cause you can Try Roll Back Driver option or install/ Update the latest network adapter driver.




Roll Back Driver option

Roll Back Driver option is very useful to fix driver Related issues, Specially if after recent driver upgrade its causing problem on windows, You can go back to previous installed driver version by using Roll Back Driver option. For this Press Win + R, Type devmgmt.msc and hit enter key. On Device manager expend network Adapters, right click on your Wi-Fi adapter and select properties. Then move to Driver Tab you will find Rollback Driver.

wifi Roll Back Driver option
WiFi Roll Back Driver option

Click on Rollback Driver, This will ask for confirmation click yes and wait flew minute to complete the rollback process. Then after restart windows to take effect, Now check with old WiFi Network adapter driver Internet / WiFi Connectivity issue resolved.

Update WiFi Adapter Driver

Also If Roll Back Driver option not work for you, then You can resolve this issue by downloading and installing the latest driver from the network adapter manufacturer’s support website.

First visit Device Manufacturer website ( For Ex if you have laptop then visit dell, HP, Acces, Lenovo or if you have desktop then check the motherboard model and visit motherboard manufacturer website for download latest drivers. When you ready with latest WiFi driver version, simply open Device manager by press Win + X on Keyboard and select Device manager.

This will Display all installed Driver list, Here expand Network Adapters, Right click your Wi-Fi Adapter and select update driver software.

update driver software
update driver software

Next Click Browse my computer for driver software. Here Click Browse to locate the adapter driver path which you download previously. Next Check the Include subfolder option. Click Next to complete the task and install the new driver.

update driver software manually
update driver software manually

Sometimes, when nothing works, you can also try an even older version of the Wi-Fi adapter driver, such as those designed for Windows 8.1 or Windows 7, which may fix the problem.

Change Settings in Power Management Tab

Also Laptop Users Suggest Change the Settings on power management Tab, help to fix WiFi Disconnect issue. To do this again open Device manager, Expand Network Adapter then Right click your Wi-Fi Adapter and select properties. Here move to 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 effective.

Change Settings in Power Management Tab
Change Settings in Power Management Tab

Roll back to the previous version

If After apply All above solutions you’re still having connectivity issues, then chances are there may be a bug inside the new version of Windows 10 or with the network adapter, and you may need to wait until there is an update for the adapter or the OS. As a last resort, you can go back to the previous version of Windows 10 until the Wi-Fi problem is resolved.




To uninstall Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, And Revert back to previous windows version open Settings -> Update & Security -> Then click on Recovery -> Next click on the Get started button under Go back to an earlier build section.

Roll Back to previous version
Roll Back to previous version

The process will start, and you will be asked some questions for information purposes, as to why you are going back to the previous build of Windows 10.

The options are:

  • My apps or devices don’t work on this build
  • Earlier builds seemed easier to use
  • Earlier builds seemed faster
  • Earlier builds seemed more reliable
  • For another reason – Tell them more.

Select the option and fallow on screen Instructions to Roll Back to previous Version of windows 10. Hope This time Network and Wi-Fi Connection Problem get resolved.

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These are some best working solutions to fix No Internet connection, Wi-Fi Frequently Disconnects, Different Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems After Upgrade To windows 10 April 2018 update . I hope after applying these solutions Different Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems are get solved. Still, have any query, suggestion Feel Free to discuss bellow comments.

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