WiFi Networks

If your PC is not able to display the available WiFi Networks If you are unable to list WiFi Networks, be able to follow the steps below to resolve the issue of Windows 10 Not Showing WiFi Networks.

No WiFi Networks Available in Windows 10

Windows computers are equipped with included Wireless Adapters, which allows the computer to automatically check and list every Networks that are available within their range.

If your PC isn’t being able to display Wi-Fi Networks, the problem could be due to changes in the Network Settings, or Incompatible or outdated Network Drivers, or other causes.

1. Restart Computer

Restarting the computer will often resolve issues with network connectivity by shutting down stuck processes and programs, which may be causing the issue on your system.

2. Run Network Troubleshooter

If restarting the computer did not work try to determine if the issue is fixable using Windows’ built-in Network Troubleshooter as available in Windows 10.

Navigate in Settings and select Network and Internet Scroll down to the right-hand pane and select Network Troubleshooter.

Let the troubleshooter find issues and follow the instructions displayed on the screen to resolve issues with your computer.

When the Network Troubleshooter isn’t able to solve the issue you can proceed to the next troubleshooting stage.

3. Restart Network Adapter

Right-click at the start button, then click the Device Manager.

On the Device Manger Screen Expand Network Adapters entry > right-click on your Wireless Adapter and select Disable Device option.

In 15 second intervals, click right-click to open the Wireless Adapter again and this time choose the Enable Device option.

4. Update Network Driver

Click on Start, right-click, then select Device Manager.

On the Device Manger Screen Expand Network Adapters entry. Click right-click on the Wirekess Adapter , and click the Update Driver Software option.

Tips: If you see numerous items within Wireless Adapters, look for one that either has Wi-Fi on it or mentions Network as well as 802.11b.

The next page, click on the Search Automatically for Updated Driver Software option.

You should wait for your computer to look for the latest Driver Software that is available on your Wireless Adapter and follow the instructions on screen to install your driver program (If it is available).

5. Reset Network Settings

The issue could be caused by an alteration or corruption of Network Settings.

Navigate in Settings > Network and Internet and scroll to the right-hand-pane and select the Network Reset option.

The next page, click the Reset Now to reset the Network Settings on your system to the factory default Settings.

NOTE: This process will erase all of your current Network Settings, which includes your Internet as well as VPN Passwords. This is why it’s an excellent idea to write the Wi-Fi and VPN passwords.

6. Uninstall Wireless Adapter Driver

Right-click at the start button, then click the Device Manager.

On the Device Manager screen, expand Network Adapter entry > right-click on the Wireless Adapter and click on Uninstall the device.

When the confirmation pop-up appears On the confirmation pop-up, select the driver software to delete for this device, then select Uninstall.

Restart your computer. Windows will install the appropriate driver software.

NOTE: In rare cases, Windows may fail to install the correct driver. If this occurs, you must you can download manually the software driver from manufacturer’s site and then install the driver on your PC.

7. Diagnose Network Connections

Navigate into Settings, then Network and Internet and scroll to the right-hand pane, and then click Change Adapter Options.

In the following screen, you can right click your Network and choose”Diagnose.

The process will be completed and check your computer has now listed Wi-Fi networks that are available.

8. Release & Renew IP Address

Following the instructions below, you can delete the self-assigned IP address from your computer and then obtain an entirely new IP Address.

Click on Start, right-click, then click the Command Prompt (Admin).

In the Command prompt window, enter ipconfig/release, and then press the Enter key. This will allow you to release you from the present IP address of your system.

Then, type ipconfig/renew and hit enter for renewing the IP address of your PC.

Stop your Command Prompt window and restart your computer.

9. Power Flush Modem/Router

Unplug the Modem/Router’s power source, and wait 60 seconds before reconnecting the Modem/Router back to the power supply and wait for the lights to go green.

Once you have done this, you’ll be able to see Wi-Fi networks listed in your personal computer.

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