Solved : WiFi Keeps Disconnecting on Windows 10 /11

Problems with the router or modem itself, such as firmware glitches or hardware malfunctions, can cause Wi-Fi disconnections.

WiFi Keeps Disconnecting and reconnecting frequently after installing Windows 10 Update. Several users reported After upgrade to Windows 10 WiFi disconnects automatically. In some cause after installing the latest patch update, WiFi keeps dropping the internet connection every 10 minutes or so and the access to the internet is cut off for 10 – 20 secs and then comes back. The problem is Wireless Network is detected and available but for some reason, it gets disconnected and then doesn’t automatically reconnect. If you are also struggling with similar problem WiFi Keeps Disconnecting issue on Windows 10 laptops Here apply bellow solutions to get rid of this.

Why Laptop Keeps Disconnecting from Wi-Fi?

There are several reasons why wifi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting on Windows 10. In most cases, it was outdated or incompatible WiFi drivers lead to connectivity issues. It may be the power-saving features that can turn off the Wi-Fi adapter to save energy and this can result intermittent disconnections. Again Incorrect network adapter settings, Problems with the router or modem itself also cause wifi keeps losing internet connection on Laptop.

And to fix things check the Wireless signal strength or bring your laptop closer to the router. Still, laptop wifi keeps disconnecting, you need to Run the troubleshooter, update the network driver, or change the power settings to fix the problem on Windows 10.

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Laptop WiFi Keeps Disconnecting Windows 10

If Laptop wifi keeps disconnecting after Windows 10 update, Outdated or incompatible Wi-Fi drivers are the main culprit behind this and you need to update or reinstall wifi driver with the latest version to fix the problem. But Before diving into troubleshooting check some basic things.

Ensure that your Laptop is within range of your Wi-Fi router, Or move it closer to the router and check if the wifi connection is stable now.

If you are using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) or proxy server, temporarily disable them to see if they are causing the connection problem.

If wifi is connected but there is no internet access on your Laptop, check the internet cable is properly connected to the Wireless router.

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Connect other devices, such as smartphones or tablets, to your Wi-Fi network and check if they experience similar disconnecting and reconnecting issues. If yes it may be problem with the wireless router and you need to reboot the device to get rid of such problem.

Restart Windows 10 and Router

Let’s start with Restarting both your Windows 10 computer and your Wi-Fi router. This will clear temporary glitches and refresh the network connections, which can often help restore a stable Wi-Fi connection.

 A quick router reboot can often fix any Wi-Fi disconnection problems.

To Restart your Windows 10 computer: Click on the Start menu and select the power icon then Choose “Restart” from the options.

To Restart your Wi-Fi router: Disconnect the power cable and Wait for about 10-15 seconds. Plug the power cable back into the router and Wait for the router to fully reboot.

Here a video explains why does restart Windows or Router fix wifi connection problems.

 

Disable WiFi Sense

  • Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on Network & Internet.
  • Now click Wi-Fi in the left pane window and make sure to Disable everything under Wi-Fi Sense in the right window.
  • Also, make sure to disable Hotspot 2.0 networks and Paid Wi-Fi services.
  • Disconnect your Wi-Fi connection and then again try to reconnect. See if you’re able to Fix the WiFi that keeps disconnecting in Windows 10.

In addition, Change network profile from Public to Private, it make your Windows 10 device more visible to other users around you, but it can also fix Wi-Fi disconnected problems.

Change Network profile

After this, Restart your computer and see if the problem of WiFi Disconnecting from your Windows 10 computer is fixed.

Stop the Computer From Turning OFF the WiFi Adapter

As discussed before it is quite possible that your computer is automatically turning OFF its WiFi Adapter in order to conserve power. Since this power-saving feature appears to be interfering with your WiFi Network, you are quite justified in Turning OFF this feature.

  1. Press the Windows and X keys together and select Device Manager.
  2. Locate the Network adapter and expand the driver icon.
  3. Right Click on the network driver and click on Properties.
  4. Navigate to the Power Management tab
  5. Here uncheck the option that says “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power
  6. Click ok to make save changes, restart windows and check there is no more WiFi Disconnect problem.

wifi adapter power management option

Now open the Control panel -> view small icon -> power options -> Change plan setting -> Change advanced power settings. A new popup window will open. Here expand Wireless Adapter Settings, then again expand Power Saving Mode.

change power plan settings

Next, you will see two modes, ‘On battery’ and ‘Plugged in.’ Change both of them to Maximum Performance. Now your computer won’t be able to turn OFF the WiFi Adapter, which should fix the problem of WiFi Disconnecting on your Windows 10 computer.

Run Network Adapter Troubleshooter

Run the built-in Network Adapter Troubleshooter that can diagnose and fix the possible problems with network adapters, including Wi-Fi connectivity problems. The Troubleshooter can detect and fix common network adapter-related issues, such as incorrect IP settings, driver problems, or network configuration errors. It’s a convenient first step to try when experiencing Wi-Fi connectivity problems on your Windows 10 computer.

  1. Open Settings using Windows key + I
  2. Go to Network & Internet then Click on Status.
  3. Scroll down and click on the “Network troubleshooter” link. This will open the Network troubleshooter.
  4. And follow the on-screen instructions provided by the troubleshooter. It will guide you through the steps to resolve any identified issues.

Run Network Troubleshooter

This will check the internet and network related issues if found anything this will result at the end. After complete, the troubleshooting process restart Windows and check the WiFi disconnect issue is solved if not follow the next instructions.

Network Reset

If the troubleshooter didn’t fix the problem, you can reset all your network adapters using these steps:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Network & Security.
  3. Click on Status.
  4. Click the Network reset button.
  5. Click the Reset now button.

Using this process, Windows 10 will automatically reinstall every network adapter that has been configured on your device, and it’ll reset your network settings to their default options.

Confirm Reset Network Settings

Update the Driver For WiFi Adapter

In general, Windows 10 operating system should automatically update the Drivers for all devices on your computer. However, this does not always happen, leading to older Drivers causing problems on a Windows computer. And Updating the Wireless driver to the current version is the most working solution to fix WiFi keeps Disconnecting issue on Windows 10.

Update Wireless driver

To update the current installed Wireless Driver on Windows 10,

  • Right-click on the Start menu and select Device Manager.
  • This will display all installed Driver list, look for the network adapter and expand it.
  • Here From the expanded list, right-click on the WiFi Adapter for your computer and then click on the Update Driver Software option in the contextual menu.

update wireless driver on windows 10

Tip: In case you see too many entries, look for something that says Network or 802.11b or has WiFi in it.

Now On the next screen, click on Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software. Your Computer will start searching for the Latest Driver Software for the WiFi Adapter on your computer. It will either inform you that your computer already has the latest Driver Software installed or come up with the Latest Driver software that you can install.

Also, you can directly visit the manufacturer’s website and download the latest available wireless driver.

Switch to Google DNS

Users report changing DNS server settings and switch to Google DNS help them solve the internet keeps disconnecting problem on Windows 10.

  • Press Windows key + R, type ncpa.cpl and click ok to open the Network connections window,
  • Right-click on Active wifi connection and choose Properties from the context menu
  • Double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) to open properties,
  • Select Use the following DNS server address. Now, set the Preferred DNS server to 8. 8. 8. 8 and the Alternate DNS server to 8. 8. 4. 4.

Click OK to effect the changes or restart your PC, now check if the internet is stable, the laptop wifi keeps disconnecting problem is resolved.

These are some best working solutions to fix the WiFi Keeps Disconnecting issue on Windows 10 laptops. I hope after applying these solutions your problem will get solved. Still, have any queries or suggestions about this issue feel free to comment below. Also, read

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