If Wi-Fi does not work after installing, reinstalling, or upgrading to Windows 10, it's not stable. And there are often times when the Wi-Fi connection in Windows 10 simply disconnects. For example, when the Wi-Fi connection lasts for a few minutes and just drops out. Or you lose the connection at the moment of loading an online game, torrenting, watching videos, etc.
This article will focus on the problem of unstable Wi-Fi networking in Windows 10 when the connection keeps breaking, and you have to reconnect your laptop to the wireless Wi-Fi network. Take into account that if you observe an unstable Wi-Fi connection on all devices, the problem is most likely in the router.
As for Windows 10, there are plenty of problems with Wi-Fi. And as a rule, all of them are caused by a lack of drivers. More precisely, stable and working drivers. If the problem lies in lacking access to the Internet, when the error "Connection is limited” pops up, then in this case, then it is obvious how to solve it.
But when the Internet after connection works for a few minutes and periodically breaks the connection via Wi-Fi, or laptops are disconnected from the Wi-Fi network, or the status of "No access to the Internet" is shown, then it is much harder. In this case, it is not clear what is causing it, not to mention the solutions.
In the properties of your network, you need to put a checkmark next to "Connect even if the network is not broadcasting its name (SSID)". It was this setting that helped solve the problem of dropped Internet connections. In order to do this follow these steps:
If the problem persists, you can try updating, reinstalling, rolling back, or uninstalling the Wi-Fi adapter driver.
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netsh winsock reset
netsh int ip reset
After executing these commands, restart your computer and check if the Wi-Fi connection stabilizes.
There can be various reasons why Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting in Windows 10, including driver issues, network settings, interference, or problems with the router. It is recommended to check the network properties, update Wi-Fi drivers, and ensure that there are no sources of interference near your Wi-Fi router.
If none of the solutions mentioned in the article worked for you, you can try some additional troubleshooting steps. Resetting the TCP/IP stack, updating your router's firmware, a disabling power-saving mode for your Wi-Fi adapter, temporarily disabling antivirus and firewall, or performing a system restore may help resolve the issue.
Yes, outdated firmware on your router can potentially cause Wi-Fi disconnections in Windows 10. It is advisable to check the manufacturer's website for firmware updates for your router model and apply them if available. Updating the router's firmware can often address compatibility issues and improve overall Wi-Fi performance.
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