The Latest version of Windows 10 surely has high-end features and inbuilt services. However, it does come with many problems.
Many Windows 10 users have reported that Wi-Fi connection keeps dropping frequently and becomes frustrating to restart the whole process.
It can be due to many software or hardware issues. You might find it difficult to identify the issue and solve it.
In this post, we’ll guide you on how to fix your “Wi-Fi connection keeps on dropping” issue.
Why your Wi-Fi connection frequently drops on Windows 10?
As discussed above, there can be various reasons that can cause your Wi-Fi connection to not working correctly. Some of the common reasons are-
- No Internet connection
- Hardware issue with your network’s adapter
- You have enabled airplane mode
- Issues with your browser
That’s not all; you might have changed some configurations in your settings which might not support your Wi-Fi connection properties.
How to Fix “Wi-Fi Connection Keeps Dropping on Windows 10” Issue?
As we now know the usual reasons causing your Wi-Fi connection to drop frequently. We have some quick and easy solutions to fix them quickly. Let’s check them out-
1. Run the Windows Network Diagnostics
When you face such Wi-Fi related issues, we suggest you try to troubleshoot these network issues. Here’s how-
1) Right-click on the Wi-Fi icon (to the bottom-right corner)
2) Select “Troubleshootproblems.”
Once it’s done, a window of Windows Network Diagnostics opens up. It automatically starts detecting all the issues with your network and also helps you to solve the issue.
2. Change the Power Management settings
In most cases, Wi-Fi starts misbehaving if there is some fault in the Power Management Configuration. Let’s fix it-
1) Go to the Wi-Fi icon and right-click on it
2) Select Open Network and Sharing Center
3) Tap on Change adapter settings in the Open Network and sharing center window
4) Now, right-click on your Wi-Fi adapter and choose properties from the drop-down list
5) In the Network tab, hit the Configure button
6) Navigate to the Power Management section and untick the “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” box
Now, hit the Ok button and save the changes. Reboot your PC and check if your Wi-Fi connection is working correctly.
3. Reset Wi-Fi Service (AutoConfig)
You might have to reset your Wi-Fi’s AutoConfig service Startup to Automatic to make your Wi-Fi work correctly. To do so,
1) Press and hold Windows + R keys to open Run dialog box
2) Type Service.msc and press Enter key
3) Search for WLAN AutoConfig and double-click on it
4) Now, change the Startuptype to Automatic
5) Hit the Apply icon to make the changes
Finally, tap on the OK icon to save the changes and check if Wi-Fi usually works.
4. Update your Network Adapter Driver
If none of these methods works well for you, there are chances that you are using the wrong network drivers. So let’s install the latest version of your network adapter driver.
To update your Network Adapter Driver manually, you’ll have to visit the official manufacturer’s website and install the most recent and correct driver which is compatible with your Windows 10 version.
You can also install these drivers automatically by using any third-party tools like Driver Easy.
If you still face problems with your Wi-Fi connection, try out these quick workarounds and check if your Wi-Fi is working properly-
5. Restart your system, router and reset your VPN settings
6. Turn off Bluetooth Discovery Mode
7. Disable and enable wireless connection
Done! All the solutions mentioned above are most likely to solve your Wi-Fi connectivity issues. If you have any other issues with your Wi-Fi, feel free to drop down your queries in the comments section below.
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