There is nothing more frustrating than seeing your WiFi keep turning off when you need it the most.
Several windows users have been facing this issue in their windows computer where as soon as they enable their WiFi, it automatically turns off and keeps reconnecting. the wifi turns off by itself in windows 10 is not a new issue but it can be fixed.
That’s why in this guide we will see…
How to solve Wifi Keeps turning off problem in windows 10
Many Windows users have been facing this, where their internet keeps disconnecting every few minutes in windows computers. The reason could be many things, from bad drivers to some wrong configurations.
But the good thing is that you can fix this wifi error by yourself if you follow the guide carefully.
Note: If you are facing this issue in all your devices, then maybe your router is causing this problem.
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Manually update your wifi adapter drivers
Many windows users have said that this is by far the most helpful fix they have found to solve the wifi keeps disconnecting problem in their computer.
So try it out.
Follow these steps carefully to manually update your wifi drivers:
Click Windows + R and type devmgmt.msc in the popup box
It will open device manager, from here look for network adapters section and expand that section, and there look for your wifi network adapter
How to know which one is my wifi network, adapter driver?
To find your wifi network adapter, go to control panel > network and sharing center > change adapter setting, from their right-click on your wifi and click on properties.
There it will show you what your network adapter driver name is
Now since you know your driver’s name, right-click on your driver and click on update.
From there click on browse my computer for drivers
Now select let me pick from the list
Now from here try to find the driver model similar to your driver but with different connection types or if there is an original version and one Microsoft version choose the original version.
Here you can choose Qualcomm one(not the Microsoft one) and check if it fixes your problem or not.
Try changing different drivers if you have more. If your wifi still keeps disconnecting in your windows 10 device see the next fix.
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Change the power management settings in windows
One of the most common reasons why your Laptop keeps losing WiFi connection in Windows is because you might have done few changes in power management settings.
To solve the wifi turning problem, follow these steps carefully:
Open control panel (search “control panel” after pressing windows key to finding)
Open control panel go to network and sharing center and then go to change adapter settings
From there right-click on your WiFi and click on properties
Now it will open wifi properties windows, where click on configure
Now from here, go to the power management tab, and uncheck the checkbox saying “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power”
Click OK, and restart.
You can also watch this video for doing the above steps
There is a good chance that this will fix your problem, if it doesn’t, check the next solution.
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Run network adapter troubleshooter
To resolve such problems, Windows has proved a troubleshooter. Let’s see how to fix this wifi problem by running the network adapter trouble-shooter.
- Go to the control panel (you can find it by searching it after pressing the windows icon)
- Select view by small or large icons in the top right
- Select troubleshooting
- After that Click view all, here it will show all the problems you have with your windows computer.
- From there look for “Network adapter” and right-click on the run after that follow the instruction, it will start troubleshooting
Now restart the computer after this, and see if it works or not. If the wifi is still disconnecting frequently, check the next fix.
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Update your network adapter driver (auto)
If you ever suspect that any component of your windows computer is not working properly, there are very good chances that you have the wrong driver installed.
To automatically install the right network adapter drivers, follow these steps:
Click Windows + R and type devmgmt.msc in the popup box
It will open device manager, from here look for network adapters and expand that section, and there look for your wifi network adapter
Once you find your network adapter, simply right-click on it and hit uninstall (don’t worry, it will be reinstalled when you restart)
Now restart your computer, your computer will automatically install the latest version of the network adapter available.
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Reset the Wi-Fi AutoConfig service
If none of the above fixes worked for you then follow these steps to rest your wifi service:
Click Windows logo key + R and type services.msc in the popup box
Now look for the WLAN AutoConfig service and double click on it.
Now choose startup type Automatic and click apply and okay to save the configuration.
Now restart your computer and see if you are now able to connect wifi like usual.
If none of these fixes helped you solve your wifi keeps turning off problem you might want to buy a new router.
Edit: As for 2022 These solutions are still working so if you have a windows 10 or windows 11 device and your WiFi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting again and again then you can trust the above solutions and try it.
If it helped you fix the problem or you found another solution, please comment down.
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9 thoughts on “[Fixed] WiFi keeps turning off problem windows 10”
NIce Information Dude
Thank you kindly, this fixed my problems with wifi cutting off. Well written and easy to understand article, kudos to you.
thank you for your kind words
thank you so much.
None of the above fixed this issue on my laptop.
Disabling/removing “Microsoft KM-TEST Loopback Adapter” did the trick.
Where is it, can you tell me the exact steps?
after service restart for the WLAN its working fine but after restart again the same issue. Please help.