Fix: Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909, November 2019 Update

On Windows 10, you may experience connection difficulty in the various section related to Wi-Fi. The common problems are – poor network connection, slow wireless speed, missing configuration, and wireless adapter not functioning. As a result, you’ll often encounter when installing a new feature update, even after installing the November 2019 Update, version 1909. Therefore, in this blog post, we will discuss four methods to deal with the Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909.

These problems basically occur because of driver compatibility, undesired configuration changes, or a particular bug, which could be as a result of system changes introduced in a new version. However, at other times, there are different factors also present that can cause Wi-Fi problems. For example – Harm to the network adapter driver while upgrade process. If you’re not availing of the internet, the device randomly disconnects, or speed is not adequate. In this tutorial, we mentioned some troubleshooting techniques that you can follow to fix most Wi-Fi problems on your Windows 10 device after an upgrade

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Ways to Fix Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909

Here, you’ll learn four easy methods to troubleshoot and fix the Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909-

1} How to fix Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909 using Network Adapter troubleshooter

Microsoft provides an inbuilt troubleshooting tool in the Settings app which fixes the most common wireless and other network adapters problems automatically. Use these steps to use the Network Adapter troubleshooter –

Step-1: Press Window+I hotkey to launch the Windows Settings.

Step-2: Select Update & Security icon.

Step-3: On the left side, click on the Troubleshoot option.

Step-4: Scroll and select the Network Adapter option.

Step-5: Click the Run the troubleshooter button.

Step-6: Select the radio button of the network adapter (Wi-Fi) you’re planning to fix.

Step-7: At last, hit the Next button.

Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909

Once you perform the steps, the troubleshooter will detect and fix the Wi-Fi problem on your device. When the process completes, open your default web browser and try to connect online. If everything is working again, you’re all done, otherwise, try the next method.

2} Using network adapter reset

Network reset is undoubtedly a very useful feature in Windows 10 that first removes the network adapter from the device. Thereafter, it installs again all of them on the system. It restores the default settings and then solves the slow speeds or other problems striving to connect to the internet. Use the following procedure to reset all the networking components.

  • Right-click on the Start button and select the Settings option.
  • Click on Network & Internet.
  • Select Status and click on the Network reset link.

Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909

  • Hit the Reset now button.
  • Click Yes to confirm.
  • Close the running window and restart your device.

After completing the above steps, you may need to reinstall other networking software. Such as – VPN client or virtual switch software. Moreover, reconnect to any wireless network manually which may require to enter the passcode again. If everything is working fine, you’re all done otherwise, try the next method.

3} By updating the network adapter driver

In the case that you’re still confronting slow Wi-Fi speeds, or problems connecting to the internet then the culprit might be an outdated network driver. You can readily fix this problem by downloading and installing the latest driver on your device. 

Note – If there isn’t a new update for the network adapter, check if there is a beta version of a forthcoming release, as it might just work with the new version of Windows 10. Additionally, it’s recommended to use your manufacturer’s instructions to install the latest version of the driver. Use the following steps to update the wireless adapter driver –

  • Click on the Start button.
  • Search for Device Manager and select the result from the list.
  • Locate the Network adapters branch.
  • Once you find it, click on the arrow key to expand.
  • Make a right-click on your Wi-Fi adapter, and select the Update Driver option.
  • Select the Browse my computer for driver software option.

Wi-Fi issues on Windows 10 version 1909

  • Hit the Browse option, and it will locate the adapter driver.
  • Mark the Include subfolder option.
  • Click the Next button.

On completing the above steps, you would be able to connect the wireless network and to the internet.

4} By uninstalling Windows 10 November 2019 Update

If you’re still experiencing the wireless connectivity problems, it would be a rare case. It seems that the issue is a bug with the Windows 10 November 2019 update. In this situation, you will have to wait until an update becomes available to fix the issue.