In windows 10 the most commonly faced issue is when you are trying to connect your wifi, it says cant connect to this network in laptop/computer on your windows 10 operating system and this error is sometimes frustrating because everything seems to be correct but when connecting it says cant connect to this network, you can fix this issue by performing simple steps explained below:
How to Fix Can’t Connect to this Network in Laptop Wi-Fi on Windows 10:
1- Can’t Connect to this Network in Laptop Wi-Fi by Running Trobuleshooter
Step 1: Click on start and click on gear button (settings option).
Step 2: Click on update and security.
Step 3: Select troubleshoot from left side panel in update and security settings.
Step 4: Now select network internet connections and click on it.
Step 5: Now click on Run the Troubleshooter.
Once you click on run the troubleshooter, windows will automatically detect the problem and will fix the issue of cant connect to this network in laptop.
2- Updating Network Drivers
Step 1: Right click on THIS PC and click on Manage.
Step 2: Click on Device Manger
Step 3: Open drop down network adapters and select your intel adaptor.
Step 4: Right Click on your wifi adapter and click on update drivers.
Step 5: Click on browse my computer, and set the path and choose the driver and click next to update network adapter drivers automatically.
Once network drivers gets updated you will not be facing any issue of cant connect to this network in laptop.
3- Command Prompt Commands:
Step 1: In windows search bar type cmd and run as administrator.
Step 2: In cmd type: netsh winsock reset catalog and hit enter, this will reset the winsock catalog.
Step 3: Now type: netsh int ip reset reset.log and hit enter.
Once windows successfully executes these above two commands, restart your computer and try to connect to wifi now you will be connecting to internet without any problem of cant connect to this network in laptop wifi.
4- Can’t Connect to this Network in Laptop Wi-Fi by DNS Settings:
Step 1: Right click on Network and click on properties.
Step 2: Click on Change Adaptor settings.
Step 3: Right click on your wifi and select properties.
Step 4: In WIFI properties select Internet protocal version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and Select properties.
Step 5: Now select option use the following DNS server address.
Step 6: In preferred DNS enter 188.8.131.52 and in Alternate DNS enter 184.108.40.206 and press ok.
Once you change dns server settings, your issue will be solved.
This may be due to several reasons and one of the most common issue is mot having drivers update to date.
Updating drives, changing dns settings, running windows troubleshooter, resetting winsock.