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Fixing Connectivity Issues In Your Windows 10 Update

Many users have reported that there are some upgrade problems in Windows 10, for instance, black screen, no sound, blue screen, and no internet access. In recent cases, the most frequent problem they encounter is the “no WiFi available” after they update their Windows 10. There are many variants of the same problem, like WiFi not available after Windows 10 update from Windows 7, 8, or 8.1, system WiFi adapters not showing up, and no WiFi connections available after the latest upgrade.

The Reason For Your Connectivity Issues

There are two probable reasons why WiFi is not available after your Windows 10 upgrade.

One reason could be that your wireless adapter driver or WiFi is not updated and probably not compatible with Windows 10. In other cases, however, the WiFi driver suddenly goes missing after their Windows 10 update.

If your case is the first reason above, you can try reinstalling the WiFi driver. However, if the problem persists after your WiFi driver reinstallation, the reason for your problem may be due to outdated or unsupported VPN software during Windows 10 upgrade in your unit. Your Virtual Private Network is that network technology that creates a secure network connection to the Internet.

If your VPN is an old client, for instance, the Sonic Global or Cisco VPN client, that old software might be the causing the no WiFi available problem. You may try to uninstall your old VPN technology.

Microsoft explained about the widespread issue. They released a statement explaining why an older VPN software installed in Windows 8.1 and is present in your Windows 10 upgrade causes no open WiFi problem. Your older VPN software versions may contain the Deterministic Network Enhancer, a Filter Driver that when not properly updated would lead to the issue.

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How To Fix The Issue?

Below you will find useful suggestions you can do to correct any WiFi connectivity issues.

The Network Adapter May Need Restarting

You could try resetting the Network Adapter to fix WiFi disconnections after Windows 10 upgrade. The simple steps for this are below:

Number 1. Find the Windows key on your keyboard. Once you press it, you will also need to press + R simultaneously to open Run command.

Number 2. In the Run command, type “ncpa.pl” and press Enter.

Number 3. Select “Disable” after you right-click the network adapter.

Number 4. After you have right-clicked on your network adapter, choose “Enable” again.

Network Adapter Drivers Need to be Updated

If your network adapter driver is outdated, then this may be the reason for your WiFi disconnection issue. There is free one-stop driver update option that you can download to discover your old network adapter, driver. Once you know this, you should be able to download and install its latest updated version automatically.

Stir up your WiFi Adapter. You can try stirring up your WiFi adapter by following the steps below:

Number 1. Click Device Manager in Control Panel.

Number 2. Find Network Adapters and expand it.

Number 3. After expansion, right-click on Properties.

Number 4. Click the Power Management button.

Number 5. Uncheck the box on “To save power, allow the computer to turn off the device” option.

Whatever causes your connectivity issues upon Windows 10 upgrade, whether it’s your network adapter driver or outdated VPN, hopefully, the tips above help with your dilemma so you can now continue using your unit.

If you would like to see a video showing the steps so you can follow along to someone walking you through the process, here is a great video to show you how.

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