Fix Windows 10 laptop won’t connect to wireless to router ?

Hello Friends,

if your windows 10 laptop is not connecting to wifi or it keeps dropping the internet connection then Today in this post we will help you troubleshoot the problem with your laptop and wifi.

Please Read the Post till last and as always start with the basic steps to resolve the issue. First, you have to turn off all the devices and wait for 30 sec. and then try to restart it again.

Here’s the solution to wireless not working on a laptop.

Using automatic troubleshooting

  • Click Start, and type troubleshooting into the Search field.
  • Select troubleshooting from the search results.
  • Select the Network and the Internet.
  • Click Internet Connections.
Open Troubleshooting
  • And Click Advanced.
  • Open Run as administrator (if present), check to Apply repairs automatically and then click Next.
  • Click Troubleshoot my connection to the Internet, and click Next.
Troubleshoot your connection

if you have a problem with the hp laptop then here is the detailed & complete step-by-step Guide on How to fix hp laptop wifi problem.

Uninstall your network adapter and reset the network adapter 

  • Press Windows Key + X and choose Device Manager from the list.
  • When Device Manager starts, locate your network adapter and right-click it.
  • Choose Uninstall. If asked, check “Delete the driver software for this device” and click OK
Delete device driver
  • Click up the top and “Search for Plug and Play/New Hardware” and it will reinstall the Drivers.
    Should hopefully fix the problem

Update the wireless Driver

  • Download and install the latest driver for your network adapter.
  • Once Installed Don’t Forget to Update the wireless Driver and Restart the computer.

Change channel width for your network 

  • Press Windows Key + S and enter type network. Chose Network and Sharing Center
  • When Network and Sharing Center opens, click the Change adapter settings.
  • Locate your wireless adapter and right-click it. Choose Properties
  • When the Properties window opens, navigate to the Advanced tab.
  • Select the 802.11 channel width and change the value.
  • Click OK to save the changes.

Add the connection manually

  • Open Network and Sharing Center.
  • Click Set up a new connection or network.
  • Choose Manually connect to a wireless network and click Next.
  • Enter the requested information such as network name, security key, and security type.
  • Click Next to finish the process.

Disable and enable your wireless connection

  • Open Network and Sharing Center.
  • Click Change adapter settings.
  • Locate your wireless connection, right-click it, and choose Disable.
  • Right-click the same connection again and choose Enable.

Turn off Connect to WiFi hotspots

  • Open Settings and go to Network & the Internet.
  • Go to Wi-Fi and click on Manage Wi-Fi settings.
  • Make sure that “Connect to Wi-Fi hotspots” “Send information about Wi-Fi connections to help discover nearby Wi-Fi” is turned off.

Renew your IP address

  • Open windows command prompt Start\ Run\cmd\ok
  • To release your Ip address ipconfig/release. Press Enter
  • To renew your IP address ipconfig/renew
  • Enter click on Exit.

Read More: Fix Toshiba Laptop Won’t Connect To Wireless Network?

you can also update your windows to the latest version to keep the operating system updated.

Note: – If all the above solution is not working then try to reset your router and configure it manually for accessing the internet. and clean your system junk files and scan your computer with genuine antivirus. try to restore your windows for cleanup.

🙂 I hope this will help you out with better internet.

9 thoughts on “Fix Windows 10 laptop won’t connect to wireless to router ?”

  1. Thank you!!! I am finally connected with my HP laptop. Reinstalling the drivers worked for me.

  2. Very good, helpful. My new Acer laptop was giving me the finger on wifi connection. Not anymore, ha.

    Uninstall/Reinstall network adapter took care of it.

    Thanks !

  3. when you uninstall the driver & restart the computer you windows will auto reinstall the driver. also, you can visit the official website of your laptop Brand & download the driver from there.

  4. Tara L Lester

    ok this is my issue, if you are trying to uninstall and then reinstall or update the diver, how is this possible. When you uninstall it you are still offline so how are you going to get the new one? If i am missing something here please tell me, because it seems like this would be a problem

  5. My dell laptop cant connect with wifi my sis laptop connect but mine not. plz can u help me
    it show the conection is available but window is not able to connect

  6. My sound/audio for Zoom and Duo is not working. No one can hear me! Very frustrating!!!!!

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