10 Solutions: Fix Can’t Connect To This Network Windows 10 Wifi

Have you ever get “Can’t connect to this network Windows 10 wifi” message while trying to establish internet connection. This is a big problem, and in this tutorial I will share you a few solutions to solve this issue.

can't connect to this network windows 10 wifi

How To Fix Can’t Connect To This Network Windows 10 Wifi?

Fix – Windows 10 Can’t Connect To This Network

Solution 1: Uninstall and reinstall Network Adapter in Windows 10

If Windows 10 Wifi can’t connect to this network, I recommended you should delete Network Adapter in windows 10 and allow Windows 10 to setup them again. You can do that follow
these steps:

Step 1. First, you open Device Manager in Windows 10.
Step 2. When Device Manager opens, you locate your Network Adapter in Windows 10.
Step 3. Right-click your Network Adapter and click Uninstall to delete it.
Step 4. Finally, you restart your PC and Windows 10 will automatically install the new driver.

Uninstall and Reinstall Network Adapter in Windows 10

Solution 2: Update the drivers for your Wireless Network Adapter

Sometimes problems with network Wifi are caused by outdated driver, and in order to fix can’t connect to this network Windows 10 Wifi, you’ll need to update drivers for Wireless Network Adapter. To do this, I recommended you to use this driver updater tool (100% secure and tested by my PC). This tool does it automatically.

Solution 3: Change Wifi channel width

Can’t connect to this network Windows 10 Wifi message sometimes appears if the channel width wifi isn’t set properly. Now I will guide you how to change wifi channel width step by step

Step 1. First of all, you press Windows Key + S, and type network. In the list of results, you select Network and Sharing Center.

Network and Sharing Center

Step 2. When Network and Sharing Center appears, you select the Change adapter settings.

Change adapter settings

Step 3. Now you need to find your wireless adapter and right click it. Then select Properties from the menu.
Step 4. When Properties window appears, you go to Advanced tab.
Step 5. At this step, you choose the 802.11 channel width and change the value. Many users have recommended that changing the value to 20 MHz has fixed the error for them.

Step 6. Finally, you click OK to save the changes.

Solution 4: Disable IPv6 on your computer

To fix can’t connect to this network Windows 10 wifi error, sometimes you must to disable IPv6 network protocol. I will guide you how to disable IPv6 in Windows 10 steps:

Step 1. First of all, you open Network and Sharing Center (as Step 1 – Solution 3).
Step 2. Locate the Connections section and select your current connection.
Step 3. When Connection status window opens, you select the Properties button.

Step 4. You locate Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP /IPv6) and uncheck it. Then you click OK button to save the changes.

Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6

Step 6. Finally, you restart your PC.

Solution 5: Use ipconfig /release command

If Windows 10 wifi can’t connect to this network message is preventing you from accessing internet, you can also to fix it by using the Command Prompt. I will guide you how to use ipconfig /release command to do that

Step 1. First of all, you open Command Prompt as Administrator.
Step 2. When Command Prompt (Admin) opens, you type the the following lines and after each line tap Enter to launch it:

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew

Step 3. Finally, you close Command Prompt and try to connect to the network again.

Use ipconfig /release command

Solution 6: Disable and enable your Wifi connection

In order to fix can’t connect to this network Windows 10 Wifi error, sometimes you just need to disable and enable your Wifi connection. To do that, you follow these steps:

Step 1. You open Network and Sharing Center (see Step 1 – Solution 3).
Step 2. Then you select Change adapter settings.
Step 3. Find your Wifi connection, then right-click it and select Disable.
Step 4. Right click the same connection again and click Enable.

Solution 7: Forget The Wireless Network Connection

If you’re having can’t connect to this network windows 10 error, sometimes wireless network connection doesn’t have a valid IP configuration Windows 10. In order to fix this problem, you need to “forget” your wireless connection. To this do, you follow these steps in Windows 10:

Step 1. First of all, you open Settings App and navigate to Network & Internet.
Step 2. Then you click Wi-Fi section, then select Manage Wi-Fi settings.
Step 3. Next, you scroll down to the Manage known networks, click your Wireless network and select Forget.
Step 4. Finally, setting up the same your wireless network connection again.

Solution 8: Change the wireless network mode b or g

In most cases 802.11g or (802.11b) usually work better. To change the wireless network mode b or g on your computer, you follow these steps:

Step 1. You go to Network and Sharing Center (see Step 1 – Solution 3).
Step 2. Next, you select Change adapter settings, then find your wireless network adapter, right click it and select Properties from the menu.
Step 3. When the Properties window appears, you click the Configure button.

configure network

Step 4. Under Advanced tab and you click Wireless mode from the list. Now you will change the value of wireless network mode 802.11b or 802.11g.

configure network advanced

Solution 9: Create a New network connection in Windows 10

To solve can’t connect to this network windows 10 wifi error, sometimes you need create a new network connection. To do this in Windows 10, follow these steps

Step 1. Go to Network and Sharing Center (see Step 1 – Solution 3).
Step 2. Then you select Set up a new connection or network.
Step 3. Select Manually connect to a wireless network and select Next.
Step 4. Now you type the requested information such as Wifi network name, Wifi network password and Security type.
Step 5. You select Next to save the process. If the problem persists, go to the Solution 10.

Solution 10: Change network adapter

If all solutions don’t work, I recommend you should change network adapter. Because some network adapter aren’t compatible with Windows 10 (USB WiFi), in this case you must to replace a newer model.

See this fix if you’re getting Windows cannot automatically detect this network’s settings.

If you have any problems, just comment below and give me your email, I will guide you step by step how to fix Can’t Connect To This Network Windows 10 Wifi. If you have any other Windows 10 related errors you can check for the solution in my Windows 10 tips section. Thank you for reading! Can we please hit likes and share on this article?

 

 


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