5 Ways to Fix Wi-Fi Connection Issues in Windows 10 and 11


Windows is one of most popular and used operating system in the world. However, an increasing number of users have recently encountered frustrating Wi-Fi adapter issues on their Windows devices. One common complaint has been the sudden disappearance of the Wi-Fi icon, leaving users disconnected and perplexed.

If you are also facing Wi-Fi problems on your Windows then this article is for you where we have discussed five different ways to fix Wi-Fi connection Issues in Windows 10 and 11. By following these steps, you will gain the necessary knowledge and guidance to fix Wi-Fi connectionand get astable connection.

1. Restart Windows

To restart your PC/Laptops, click on the Windows icon which is visible at the bottom left corner in Windows 10 or Windows 11. Next, click on the Power button > Restart.
restart windows

2. Enable the Wi-Fi adapter

Right-click the Windows icon in your Windows 10 or 11 and then select Device Manager. In Device Manager, expand the Network adapters and check whether your Wi-Fi driver is disabled or not. If it is disabled, then right-click on it and select Enable device.
enable device

3. Troubleshooting Wi-Fi Problem

  1. Go to the Windows Settings of your Windows 10 or 11 by pressing the Windows key and I button simultaneously. In Settings, click on the Search bar and search for Troubleshoot and click on Troubleshoot settings.

  2. Then click on Other troubleshooters. In Windows 10, you can find the Network troubleshooter in the Network & Internet section of Windows Settings.
    other troubleshooters

  3. Then click on Run beside Network Adapter, to run the troubleshooter for the Network adapter
    network adapter troubleshoot

  4. Select Wi-Fi and click on Next. The troubleshooter will start and will try to find and fix Wi-Fi connection, so follow up with that.
    wifi troubleshoot

4. Network Reset

  1. Go to the Windows Settings of your Windows 10 or 11 by pressing the Windows key andI button simultaneously. In Settings, click on the Search bar and search for Network Reset and click on Network Reset settings.
    search network reset

  2. Then click on Reset now. Remember, resetting your network will restart your device, reinstall your network adapters, remove saved Wi-Fi networks, and you may need to reinstall some network software like a VPN client.
    reset network settings

  3. Then you will be prompted to confirm network reset, so click on Yes.
    reset network confirmation

5. Reinstall Wi-Fi Driver

  1. In this step, you will need to download and install the Wi-Fi driver manually. So go to the official site of you device manufacturer and download the official and latest Wi-Fi driver available according to your device model and operating system. After downloading the driver install it and restart your system to take effect.
    download wifi driver

  2. If you couldn’t find a Wi-Fi driver from your device’s manufacturer site or if your device supports Intel Wi-Fi adapters then you can download the latest Wi-Fi drivers from the Intel website. Click here to go to their download page and download the Wi-Fi driver based on your operating system and then install it. Restart you Windows after succefull installtion.
    inter wifi adapter

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Abhishek Mahato

Exploring the realm of the internet is one of the leisure pursuits of Abhishek. He's is fond of gadgets & games, and likes to put his learnings into useful tech articles for you.