Windows 10 Tips and How to Guide

How to fix Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems on Windows 10 Laptop

Having limited Wi-Fi connection, unidentified network no internet access issues after Windows 10 1809 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 ever hour too 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 1809. reset network settings and install the latest driver software for wifi adapter most probably fix the problem for you.

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 to fix the problem itself.

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

  1. Press Windows + I keyboard short cut to Open Settings.
  2. Click on Update & security, then Troubleshoot.
  3. Select Network Adapter, and click Run the troubleshooter.

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

  • 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 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 web browser and check if the problem solved.

Obtain an IP address automatically

Resetting your network configurations

This is another effective solution that most probably fix almost every network and internet connectivity problems on windows 10, 8.1 and 7.

Search for command prompt, Right click and select run as administrator,

Here on 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

Reset IP Configuration

Thats 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 its 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 Network Reset link As shown below image, click on it.

Network reset link

  • 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.

network Reset confirm

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 power management Tab, help to fix WiFi Disconnect issue.

  • Open Device manager,  and Expand Network Adapter
  • 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

These are some of the best solutions to fix Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems on Windows 10 Laptop. Did you find this helpful? let us know on comments below, also read:

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