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PC won't connect to my wifi network. Won't even show networks sometimes. If I forget the network and reconnect teetering the password, it works for like 30 seconds and then stops. Connected fine to my phone's hotspot. When I try to connect I get: unable to connect to this network. The only recent thing to happen to my PC was the windows 10 anniversary update.
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    astrospud said:
    PC won't connect to my wifi network. Won't even show networks sometimes. If I forget the network and reconnect teetering the password, it works for like 30 seconds and then stops. Connected fine to my phone's hotspot. When I try to connect I get: unable to connect to this network. The only recent thing to happen to my PC was the windows 10 anniversary update.


    Have you tried uninstalling the drivers for the wireless card and re-installing. I have heard there was a lot of issues caused by updating to the anniversary update and no WI-FI appearing was one of them.
  2. Tech_Spec said:
    astrospud said:
    PC won't connect to my wifi network. Won't even show networks sometimes. If I forget the network and reconnect teetering the password, it works for like 30 seconds and then stops. Connected fine to my phone's hotspot. When I try to connect I get: unable to connect to this network. The only recent thing to happen to my PC was the windows 10 anniversary update.


    Have you tried uninstalling the drivers for the wireless card and re-installing. I have heard there was a lot of issues caused by updating to the anniversary update and no WI-FI appearing was one of them.

    How do I reinstall them if I can't connect to the Internet?
  3. astrospud said:
    Tech_Spec said:
    astrospud said:
    PC won't connect to my wifi network. Won't even show networks sometimes. If I forget the network and reconnect teetering the password, it works for like 30 seconds and then stops. Connected fine to my phone's hotspot. When I try to connect I get: unable to connect to this network. The only recent thing to happen to my PC was the windows 10 anniversary update.


    Have you tried uninstalling the drivers for the wireless card and re-installing. I have heard there was a lot of issues caused by updating to the anniversary update and no WI-FI appearing was one of them.

    How do I reinstall them if I can't connect to the Internet?

    Connect it via Ethernet directly into the RJ-45 plug on the MOBO not the wireless adapter (If it has a connector)
    You shouldn't have any issues with a wired connection.

  4. Tech_Spec said:
    astrospud said:
    Tech_Spec said:
    astrospud said:
    PC won't connect to my wifi network. Won't even show networks sometimes. If I forget the network and reconnect teetering the password, it works for like 30 seconds and then stops. Connected fine to my phone's hotspot. When I try to connect I get: unable to connect to this network. The only recent thing to happen to my PC was the windows 10 anniversary update.


    Have you tried uninstalling the drivers for the wireless card and re-installing. I have heard there was a lot of issues caused by updating to the anniversary update and no WI-FI appearing was one of them.

    How do I reinstall them if I can't connect to the Internet?

    Connect it via Ethernet directly into the RJ-45 plug on the MOBO not the wireless adapter (If it has a connector)
    You shouldn't have any issues with a wired connection.




    I fixed it. I checked the driver details and noticed I had two drivers on my PC, I picked the one that wasn't currently installed, installed it and it works perfectly now. Thanks for the driver suggestion. I thought it was a hardware issue and was about to buy a new wifi card. You just saved me $20 + petrol.
  5. astrospud said:
    Tech_Spec said:
    astrospud said:
    Tech_Spec said:
    astrospud said:
    PC won't connect to my wifi network. Won't even show networks sometimes. If I forget the network and reconnect teetering the password, it works for like 30 seconds and then stops. Connected fine to my phone's hotspot. When I try to connect I get: unable to connect to this network. The only recent thing to happen to my PC was the windows 10 anniversary update.


    Have you tried uninstalling the drivers for the wireless card and re-installing. I have heard there was a lot of issues caused by updating to the anniversary update and no WI-FI appearing was one of them.

    How do I reinstall them if I can't connect to the Internet?

    Connect it via Ethernet directly into the RJ-45 plug on the MOBO not the wireless adapter (If it has a connector)
    You shouldn't have any issues with a wired connection.




    I fixed it. I checked the driver details and noticed I had two drivers on my PC, I picked the one that wasn't currently installed, installed it and it works perfectly now. Thanks for the driver suggestion. I thought it was a hardware issue and was about to buy a new wifi card. You just saved me $20 + petrol.


    Glad I could be of help mate!
    Enjoy surfing the web cable free XD
  6. astrospud said:
    Tech_Spec said:
    astrospud said:
    PC won't connect to my wifi network. Won't even show networks sometimes. If I forget the network and reconnect teetering the password, it works for like 30 seconds and then stops. Connected fine to my phone's hotspot. When I try to connect I get: unable to connect to this network. The only recent thing to happen to my PC was the windows 10 anniversary update.


    Have you tried uninstalling the drivers for the wireless card and re-installing. I have heard there was a lot of issues caused by updating to the anniversary update and no WI-FI appearing was one of them.

    How do I reinstall them if I can't connect to the Internet?

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