The “WiFi Network Not Showing” is one of the most common computer issues that show up to most windows 10 or 11 users. This kind of WiFi network connectivity issue can sometimes be caused by missing, outdated and corrupt drivers.
There are so many ways that cause the WiFi network not to show on the computer when connected. But in this tutorial, TheGhanaTech will show you how to fix the issue when your WiFi network is not showing up or not connecting at all on Windows 10 or 11.
Most windows users get frustrated when they encounter this kind of issue on their computer. The only question that comes to mind from most users when this issue pops up is “why and how come I can’t connect, Is my computer system outdated?”. The answer to this question is “No”.
Have you ever asked yourself “how come your Wifi network is not showing on your computer”? This kind of problem may come from the previous update you did for your computer. Sometimes, after installing or updating your windows, the windows server adds some bug to the system that interrupts your wifi adapters.
Corrupted WiFi adapter drivers can easily take off the network & internet settings from the system whereby the user cannot access the WiFi network. These are the few major issues that work behind the scene of the system to stop the Wi-Fi from showing or connectivity.
How to Fix WiFi Network Settings Not Showing in Windows
Kindly follow the steps belong to get a better result. There are 4 ways of fixing the WiFi network not showing in windows. You can try any of the methods that will resolve your problem.
- On your computer, search for Device Manager and click on it
- Now click on the Device Manager
- Scroll through till you see Network Adapter
- Click on the Network Adapter
- The first one you see in the list that ends with the name WiFi Adapter belongs to your own account.
- Now we will need to update the wifi adapter
- Right-click and select properties
- Click on Driver
- Now click on Update Drivers
- Now, I will recommend you to choose the Search automatically for updated driver software
- On your computer, search for Task Manager and click on it
- Click on Services
- Now click on Open Services and search for WLAN Auto config
- Righ-click on the WLAN Auto Config and click on properties
- Select Startup type and make it “Automatic” and click on Start
- Click on Apply and click on OK
- On your computer, click on Start Menu and go to Settings
- Click on Network & Internet
- Scroll down and click on Network reset
- Click on Reset Now and hit Yes to confirm. After that windows will restart and reset your network
- On your computer, search for command prompt (cmd)
- Right-click on the command prompt and click on run as administrator
- Now type in netsh winsock reset and press Enter
- Type netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt and press Enter
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