What is ‘Wireless Network Adapter Driver’ in Windows 10?
WiFi/Wireless Network Adapter Driver is software required to communicate your wireless network adapter wit operating system installed in computer. Windows 10 uses this driver software to communicate with your wireless network adapter. If this driver is missing or problematic, then Windows 10 can’t recognize your wireless network adapter in computer and it may result in ‘Wireless Network Adapter not recognized in Windows 10’, ‘Wireless Network Adapter not working’, ‘No Internet connection’ or other issues be occurred.
In sort, Wireless Network Adapter Driver is important software associated with your Wireless Network Adapter connected/integrated to computer. You should make sure driveryou’re your WiFi/Wireless network adapter is properly installed in your Windows 10. To check the status of your network adapter driver, open ‘Device Manager’, expand ‘Network Adapters’ category and click on your wireless network adapter. Check if it shows ‘Yellow Exclamation Mark’ on your wireless network adapter. If yes, driver update for Wireless Network Adapter is necessary.
As mentioned, problem with driver for your Wireless Network Adapter can cause network related issues like ‘Not internet connection’, ‘Wifi/ Wireless Network Adapter not working’ or other issues. Missing, corrupted, outdated or incompatible network drivers can cause this type of issue. On other hand, corruption in network drivers could be possible due to various reasons such as malware or viruses attack, corruption in system files or registry, and other reasons. Let’s go for the solution.
How to fix WiFi/Wireless Network Adapter not working issue in Windows 10?
Method 1: Fix ‘WiFi/Wireless Network Adapter not working’ issue with ‘PC Repair Tool’
‘PC Repair Tool’ offers you to find and fix all types of PC problems like BSOD errors, EXE errors, DLL errors, problems with programs, malware or viruses issues, system files or registry issues and other system issues with just few clicks. You can get this tool through link/button below.
Method 2: Download and install Wireless Network Adapter Driver in Windows 10
You can get the latest driver for your Wireless Network Adapter from manufacturer’s website.
Step 1: Open your browser and visit your PC’s manufacturer website or your Wireless Network Adapter manufacturer’s official site
Step 2: Download the latest driver for your Wireless Network Adapter according to network adapter model and operating system architecture like Windows 10 40-bit
Step 3: Now, double-click on ‘Downloaded Driver Setup file’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation.
Step 4: Once done, restart your computer and check if the trouble is resolved.
Method 3: Update Wireless Network Adapter/WiFi Driver using ‘Device Manager’
You can also try to update the driver using ‘Device Manager’ in Windows 10.
Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Device Manager’
Step 2: Locate and expand ‘Network Adapters’ category
Step 3: Right-click on your wireless network adapter/Wifi device and select ‘Update Driver’. Follow on-screen instructions to finish update
Step 4: Once done, restart your computer to save the changes and check if the trouble is resolved.
Method 4: Download or reinstall Wireless Network Adapter Driver Update in Windows 10 [Automatically]
If you don’t have enough time or technical knowledge to implement manual steps to update driver, you can try ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’. This software will automatically find the latest updates for all Windows drivers including Wireless Network Adapter, graphics card drivers, sound cards drivers and others, and then install them in computer. You can get this tool through button/link below.
I am sure this article helped you on How to fix Wireless Network Adapter not working issue in Windows 10 and how to download or reinstall driver update for Wireless Network Adapter in Windows 10 with several easy steps. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.