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How To Fix Issues With Wifi Adapters And Network Card

If you want to know how to fix issues with wifi adapters and network card this tutorial is for you, I hope it will help. Are you having an issue with your wireless adapter and network card? First, when I had this issue. I was thinking the wifi security I was trying to connect to, had blocked my adaptor. But I also had am external adaptor (Tp-link t2u).

But I was a little confused. Because both my laptop wifi and the adaptor was on able to connect. All both display was “No internet access”.

But my phone was connected to the same Wi-Fi network. That was proof that the Wi-Fi had no problems. Here, I want to give a workaround or how to resolve this issue or problem.

 

What are the possible cause or problem with wireless adapter or access point?

wireless adapter or network card can fail as a result of the following resulting to no wifi adapter detected windows 10, 7 and so on. There might be a problem with the driver for the wifi adapter or network card.

 

Why does my network card or wireless adapter keep failing?

  • Wireless network card or wireless adapter driver crashed
  • Malfunctioning of the network card or wireless adapter hardware
  • Wireless network card or wireless adapter malware or virus
  • Other network card or adapter mis-configuration 
  • Incompatible Wireless network card or adapter drivers and hardware
  • Wireless network card or  adapter out-dated.
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Do Wi-Fi adapters go bad?

Wifi adapters goes bad after years of your it. This can really be an issue for a long time. Especially if it fail occasionally. Which could really make it difficult to know it the detect that the wifi adapter hardware is bad.

Even after reset and reinstalling of your OS, forcing the wifi adapter to work temporally.

 

Why do I have to keep resetting my network card or wireless adapter?

Resetting your network card or wireless adapter is one way in try to fix this problem. In order to be able to get access to the internet and get or check for updates. If the problem with wireless adapter or access point is not fix, We had other possible fix to the problem below.

 

How do I know if my wireless adapter is bad?

If you are not sure exactly the cause of wireless adapter failure. Here are few pointer that could help you know if the issue is with your network card or wireless adapter.

  1.  Ensure that the wifi router is working fine and has internet service.
  2.  Try and connect your smartphone or if any other computer that uses the network is connected and has internet access.
  3.  Make sure your IP is not blacklisted by the wifi router security or admin.
  4.  Try connecting the computer or device to another wifi network (through phone hotspot, friends, work school).
  5.  Try installing new driver for your wireless adapter manually.
  6.  Get an external wifi adapter USB and try connecting back to the network.

 

How To Fix This Issue – If It Is The pc/laptop Wi-Fi

If this issue is with your laptop Wi-Fi. try to reset your pc/laptop may resolve this. If it continues. Try the following.

Step 1.

Go to device manager by typing device manager in the windows search box. click network card adapters. The list of your network card adapters will show up.

Step 2.

Select your laptop wifi drivers. right-click and disenable the adapter. Now restart the pc/laptop. The drivers should automatically enable no restarting. If not, go to device manager to enable them. Now see if everything is working fine.

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Step 3.

If this is still an issue. Go to the “device manager”. Then network card adapters. select the adapter driver and then right.

Select the Update driver. Click the ‘Browse my computer for driver software’ and then select ‘Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer’.

Now it scans for available and compatible drivers.

It will come up with available and compatible drivers as shown in the example. select the for the ones when are not highlighted. And click the next to finish the installation. reboot your pc/laptop. Hopefully, it should be working fine.

if this problem continues. I will write the last recommendation below.

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How To Fix This Issue If It Is External Wi-Fi Adapter

Step 1.

Go to device manager by typing device manager in the windows search box. click network card adapters. The list of your network card adapters will show up.

Step 2.

Select the drivers of your external wifi adaptor. Now, right-click and select the “Uninstall drivers”.

Step 3.

Reboot your pc/laptop. Now reinstall the external wifi drivers by plugging it into your pc/laptop and it automatically installs them. Or for the Cd the come with the wifi adaptor.

Your wifi should be working fine.

Finally Recommendation

If none of the solutions was unable to resolve the problems.

This means that your pc/laptop network card is bad or corrupted. I recommend you back up your data and format or reinstall windows.

And everything will work as fine as before.

 

 

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 Are you having an issue with your network adapter and network card?  First, when I had this issue. I was thinking the wifi security I was trying to connect to, block my adaptor. But I also had am external adaptor (Tp-link). 

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