Windows® Not Connecting to Wireless Network
What are the reasons due to which wireless network not connecting with the system running Windows OS?
Wireless network is a type of computer network in which the connection is established using wireless connectivity. This network is found associated with a telecommunications network in which the connections between various nodes are implemented without the use of any wires. This would use the radio or the microwaves for the maintenance of the communication with various systems. This type of wireless networking is a modern alternative to the wired networking which would rely on copper and/or fiber optic cabling between network devices. The wireless network has got more advantages and disadvantages compared to a wired network. The benefits of wireless network are mobility and elimination of unsightly cables. Disadvantages are the radio interference due to weather, other wireless devices, or the obstructions like walls. Wireless is could be used for both home and business networking, since it is an efficient method.
Below give points are the tips to solve issue of wireless network not connecting with the Windows system:
- Check for signal strength
- Solve driver issues
- Verify the connections
Check for signal strength
Whenever Windows Operating System may not able to connect to the wireless network due to the issues with signal strength. You have to verify the signal strength. You need to make sure that the router is in the appropriate position so that signals will be received without any problem. If there are any electronic appliances which would operate on the same frequency level as that of wireless network, that would also cause the signal to weak. So, it would better to keep these microwaves, cordless phone, and other electrical equipment at least 1m apart form the access point.
Solve driver issues
You have to make sure that the drivers that you have installed in the system are working properly. If the drivers of wireless network card, router and the adapter have got any issues, Windows could not be able to detect the wireless network. So you have to check for its proper working. You would also make sure that the drivers present are compatible with those devices. When you find any yellow mark near the wireless adapter driver, that means the driver is not working. If there is any issues, try to uninstall that and reinstall the new compatible driver. It would be a better idea to remove all the malware using antivirus to protect these drivers from the corruption.
You have to check for all connections. If there are such issues, Windows could not find the wireless network. You need to verify that all the connections to the router are made correct. You need to check the wire connections present in the power plug also. There would not be any loose of connections. You have to verify that all the lights present in the DSL modem are on. You would then check that the wireless adapter is enabled. For checking that, you would open the Device Manager and look if the adapter is enabled or not. If there is any got PCMCIA or USB wireless adapter, you have to remove that and insert it properly.
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