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How to fix any WiFi problems easily on Windows 11

Are you experiencing slow WiFi connection, no internet access, or other problems on Windows 11? Use the network reset feature to fix the problem quickly.

Windows 11 fix WiFi problems

On Windows 11, WiFi connectivity is one of the most common problems. You always come across user reports complaining about slow WiFi speeds, error messages like “Limited access,” “Unidentified Network,” or no internet access.

If you have networking issues, Windows 11 has a feature to reset WiFi and Ethernet network adapters to fix the most common connectivity problems, even slow WiFi speeds on Surface and other computers.

This guide will teach you the steps to reset the network adapters when the WiFi is not working on Windows 11.

Warning: These steps will reset your wireless credentials, which means you will need to know the WiFi password before proceeding so that you can reconnect to the network.

Reset WiFi network adapter to fix problems on Windows 11

To reset the WiFi and any other network adapter settings to fix connection problems, close any running application, and use these steps:

  1. Open Settings on Windows 11.

  2. Click on Network & internet.

  3. Click the Advanced network settings tab on the right side.

    Advanced network settings

  4. Under the “More settings” section, click the Network Reset tab at the bottom of the page.

    Windows 11 network reset

  5. Click the Reset now button to fix the WiFi problems on Windows 11.

    Windows 11 reset WiFi adapter

    Note: You cannot pick a specific WiFi or Ethernet adapter. This feature will automatically remove and reinstall all your network adapters. After you complete the process, you may need to reinstall or reconfigure other networking software, such as a VPN client software.
  6. Click Yes to confirm.

  7. Click the Close button.

  8. Restart your computer.

After you complete the steps, reconnect to the wireless network, and then you should once again be able to access the internet.

In addition to resetting the network adapters, consider many factors that can cause networking problems. For instance, it could be a driver issue, misconfiguration, router or access point problem, and many others.