Resolve the issue when wireless service is running on PC with Windows® OS
Is the wireless service on your PC with Windows OS not running? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows based operating systems are very popular all around the world. They come with many features and user friendly options that make working on the system installed with it efficient. Windows operating systems have excellent networking capabilities and Windows based computers can be even used to connect to a wireless network. Windows operating systems even come with a network set-up wizard that can be used to set up and configure the connectivity of the system. However some users might face problems when using their systems for connecting to a wireless network. Windows operating systems have a service known as Windows wireless service that runs in the background of the system and this service controls all the functions associated with wireless networking. If the Windows wireless service on your PC is not running, then the system would not be able to detect the wireless network within range and then connect to the network. The wireless service on your computer might not be running because of several reasons such as problems with some of the system files on the Windows OS, malware infections within the system, errors within the registry etc.
Following details mentioned gives users more information regarding tips to resolve wireless service not running issue on Windows OS:
- Scan for malware
- Repair or restore OS
- Check drivers/utilities
Scan for malware
The wireless service not running issue on Windows OS might be because of the presence of malware in the system. Malware are known to cause such problems by infecting NDIS usermode Input and Output protocol on the system and damaging them. Such problems caused by malware can be resolved by installing the system with a good malware removal tool and removing all of the malware.
Repair or restore OS
Damage to some of the important system files essential for the functioning of wireless service on Windows OS can also cause the service to stop functioning. In such cases, the problem can be solved by repairing the OS using the default OS repair tool and the genuine installation disc. If users have a restore point that was created when the wireless service was running well. In such situations, restoring the system to this restore point using the System Restore feature would also solve the problems and get the wireless service running in PC with Windows OS.
The wireless network cards on your system with Windows OS requires drivers to function. Drivers link the operating system with the hardware. Issues with the wireless drivers such as driver clashes, driver corruption or clashes between other wireless utilities such as Intel Proset wireless installed on the system can cause errors within the wireless service. All users having the wireless service not running issue are suggested to check the drivers and wireless utilities installed on the system . If some driver or utility is found clashing with the wireless driver or default service, then the problem causing driver or utility has to be disabled to solve the issues.
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