I updated from Windows 8 to Windows 10 four days ago, and immediately after, my wifi connection on my laptop (Acer Aspire V5-571) became very unstable, and drops out every few minutes, either being shown as ‘Limited’ or cuts out all together. I then have to disconnect and reconnect.
I have looked at multiple forums but can’t find any that are directly on point or that have assisted me.
Things I have tried:
- Restart adapter settings.
- Tried airplane mode.
- Trouble shoot (no issues identified).
- Checked for windows updates (up to date).
I am not incredibly computer literate and really need help to figure out how to fix this.
Limited connectivity means the PC has successfully connected to the router, but the PC wasn’t assigned a valid IP address, so you can’t actually get to the Internet. It can also indicate that a valid IP address was assigned but that the
PC doesn’t have Internet connectivity. Method 1: Network Troubleshooter An automated troubleshooter is a tool that can find and automatically fix some problems with your computer. These troubleshooters aren’t designed to fix every problem, but they’re a useful tool to try because they can often save you
time and effort. Follow the steps to run the Network troubleshooter: a. Press Windows key + C on your keyboard to show the Charms bar.
b. Type Troubleshooting and click Troubleshooting under Settings.
c. Now type Network Troubleshooter in the search option.
d. Click on Network troubleshooter to run the troubleshooter. Method 2:
I would suggest you to go through the links and follow the steps given.
Here is the links for your reference. Wired and wireless network problems http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/network-connection-problem-help#network-problems=windows-8&v1h=win8tab5&v2h=win7tab1&v3h=winvistatab1&v4h=winxptab1 Fix network adapter problems: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/fix-network-adapter-problems Why can’t I connect to a network?: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-8/cant-connect-to-a-network (all applicable for Windows 10) Method 3: Try resetting TCP/IP. Try to Reset TCPIP once again and check if it works. Follow the steps
a) Boot to the desktop view.
b) Open command prompt, right click in the left corner when the Start window appear and select command prompt (admin).
c) At the command prompt, copy and paste (or type) the following command and then press ENTER:
netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
Note: If you do not want to specify a directory path for the log file, use the following command:
netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt
d) Reboot the computer.