Fix WiFi Connection Problem On Windows 10 – [The Best Way]

fix wifi connection issue on windows 10

Here’s a guide on how to fix WiFi issue on Windows 10 PC desktop or laptop. Windows WiFi issue results when WiFi or network drivers fail to connect your device to available network even when the connection appears to be working fine or within range. Keep on reading to know how to fix Windows 10 WiFi issue to reconnect your PC to the internet.

Microsoft released Windows 10 in 2015. It has to said that Windows 10 is by far the most stable and error free Windows OS ever created by the Redmond tech giant. Mostly Windows 10 works fine. But some issues are expected to arise in Windows 10 if your are using it on devices with older hardware or on PCs with incompatible/outdated drivers, specs, and system files.

One of the commonly reported issues on Windows 10 by users who have upgraded their devices on to the latest OS from Microsoft relates to the WiFi connection issue on desktop PC or laptop. This WiFi Connection problem is mainly affecting device that are upgraded from Windows 7, Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. Moreover, Windows 10 WiFi problem is also common on older Windows from which you upgraded to Windows 10 having an old VPN client from Cisco already configured on them. According acknowledged that WiFi problem is occurring if you upgrade to Windows 10 from older Windows with incompatible Cisco VPN client already installed, which can’t be fixed even with Safe Mode or restart.

So, how you can fix no WiFi available issue on Windows 10 even though wireless network is in vicinity and appears to be working with compatible drivers installed on your device. Well, here is the solution, which is considered the best available to fix this issue when simple PC reboot and reinstalling drivers doesn’t fix the problem.

When the WiFi connection issue was first reported by users, Microsoft released this statement:

This issue may occur if older VPN software is installed on Windows 8.1 and is present during the upgrade to Windows 10. Older software versions contain a Filter Driver (the Deterministic Network Enhancer) which is not properly upgraded, leading to the issue.

How To Fix WiFi Connection On Windows 10

Follow steps in the guide below to learn how to fix WiFi connection problem on Windows 10 PC:

1 – Right-click on the Start button, select Command Prompt (Admin) from the resulting menu.

2 – In the Command prompt screen, type the following command and hit enter:

reg delete HKCR\CLSID\{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f

3 – Now, enter the following command and hit enter:

netcfg -v -u dni_dne

4 – Wait for the command to execute.

5 – Restart PC.

6 – That’s all.

Once Windows 10 restarts, verify your WiFi settings. All working WiFi networks in the device’s range should be visible now and working on your device without any connection problem.

One last thing before concluding, if you are thinking about upgrading your PC desktop or laptop to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or 8.1 with Cisco VPN or Sonic Global client installed on them, do yourself a favor and uninstall them before starting the upgrade process to prevent WiFi connection issues.

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