If you are confronted with the No wifi network found error on your Windows 11 laptop or desktopthen you are in luck because this article will help you solve the problem completely forever.
No doubt Windows 11 had a rough start as the OS was plagued with many major issues such as no sound output, consistent 100% disk usage and the super annoying No WiFi option available on Windows 11†
As the title suggests, in this article we have shared multiple solutions to solve problems completely, such as: Slowly Wi-Fi connection† No internet accessand Missing wifi option† So let’s get started without further ado.
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1. Use Ethernet cable
If you need to complete urgent work and don’t want to waste time following long solutions, use a Ethernet cable can help you quickly and temporarily. A majority of Windows 11 laptops and desktops Have a Ethernet port built-in.
Just plug in any Ethernet cable available at your office or home and you’re good to go! If a free Ethernet cable is not available, simply plug one end of the Ethernet cable into your Wi-Fi router and the other end in your pc†
As mentioned before, this solution is temporary so if you have some time, go through the other solutions to fix the problem Wifi problems†
2. Run the Internet Connection Troubleshooter
Like older versions of Windows, Windows 11 also comes with built-in troubleshooters to fix common problems with computer peripherals and network devices.
Therefore, running the Internet Connection Troubleshooter can help to fix the No Wi-Fi Option issue.
To run the Internet Connection Troubleshooter:
- open first Settings on your Windows 11 PC.
- Then find and open the System tab†
- Now scroll down and select Resolving problems†
- below Optionsclick on Other troubleshooters.
- Click on the Run button for Internet connections† Once that’s done, Windows will launch the troubleshooter and list the issues that Windows can troubleshoot for.
- click on Troubleshoot my connection to the internet. The troubleshooter will scan the system for problems and recommend possible solutions. Finally, apply the fixes.
Hopefully, your Problem with internet connection can be resolved, but if not, run the Network Adapter Troubleshooter with exactly the same procedure.
Just press the run button in front of Network adapter in the other troubleshooter section.
3. Turn on the WiFi adapter
Sometimes the Wi-Fi adapter gets disabled for some reason. Fortunately, there is a simple method to Bring back the wifi icon†
1. First open a Run Window use the hotkey Win+R† When that’s done, type ncpa.cpl and press Enter. This command opens the Network Connections Window†
2. Now you need to locate the WiFi adapter and once located, right click and enable the WiFi adapter†
If all goes well, you may now see the WiFi icon.
4. Perform a network reset
Another great way to fix the No Wi-Fi Network Found error is by using a Complete network reset† This process removes and reinstalls the network adapters. To perform this process, simply press the Windows button and search for Network Reset.
Once found press the Reset now knob. Keep in mind that your PC will reboot during the process.
5. Change the 802.11 Channel Value
Next on the list, we have another great method for people who use Windows 11 laptops. Follow the instructions carefully and your Wi-Fi problems will soon be solved.
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- First, open the network and internet settings.
- Then go to the WiFi section.
- Click Change adapter options.
- Now right click on WiFi and select Properties.
- Then scroll down until you find Internet Protocol version 4.
- Once found, click configure.
- Don’t worry about the warning, just press YES. Then open the Advanced tab.
- Finally, change the 802.11 value from 20 Mhz to auto.
If all goes well you should now see WiFi Networks.
Some other common ways to fix the missing Wi-Fi option include restarting Windows Explorer, uninstalling Wi-Fi drivers, and updating Wi-Fi drivers.
So, these were some of the most common solutions to resolve the No Wi-Fi network found error on Windows 11 laptops and desktops. We will update this article if we find more working solutions.