If you’ve trouble connecting to the Internet on Windows 10/8/7, the most recommended option is to run Windows Network Diagnostics. The automatic troubleshooting will help you to find and fix the networking issues so far. However, in some cases though the troubleshooter may detect network issue but unfortunately not able to fix it.
In this post, we’re talking about one such issue. Following is the networking issue running Network Adapter troubleshooter or Windows Network Diagnostics reported:
Problem with wireless adapter or access point
As the troubleshooter was unable to fix the issue, you need to fix it yourself. Depending upon the root cause, the issue might get fixed by one or more suggestions mentioned below.
Here are the suggestions you can try to bypass the issue:
FIX: Problem With Wireless Adapter Or Access Point In Windows 10
FIX 1 – General Suggestions
1. Turn off the router or reset it, wait for few seconds, restart the router and see if you still get message.
2. Reset TCP/IP configuration.
3. Renew or release the IP address by running following commands:
Close Command Prompt and reboot the system.
4. Reset Network settings to default.
5. Try forgetting the network connection and then reconnect the network.
6. Install latest Windows Updates available to you.
If you still have the issue, FIX 2 may finally help you.
FIX 2 – Using Device Manager
1. Press + R and type devmgmt.msc in the Run, hit Enter key to open Device Manager snap-in.
2. In the Device Manager window, expand Network adapters, right click on network adapter for which you’re facing issue and click Uninstall.
3. Then provide you’re confirmation by clicking OK here:
4. Finally, click Action > Scan for hardware changes. Close the Device Manager window.
Reboot the machine and see if you get the issue resolved now. This time the issue should get fixed.
Hope this helps!