My Laptop Wont Find My Router

the laptop cannot find the router

  • Step 1:Check the Wi-Fi settings on your laptop.
  • Step 2:Launch, Start settings.
  • Step 3:Under Settings, click Network & Internet, and select Wi-Fi.
  • Step 4:Make sure the Wi-Fi toggle is On, and the airplane mode is off.
  • Step 5:You will see a list of wireless networks displayed on your screen.
  • Step 6:If you cannot see your wireless network, try pairing your wireless connection to some other device.
  • Step 7:If your connection pairs with the other device, the problem is with the laptop.
  • Step 8:Restarting the laptop is one of the troubleshooting methods.
  • Step 9:Once done, sign in to Windows.
  • Step 10:Click Start Settings  Network & Internet.
  • Step 11:Checking the Date & Time settings option is a troubleshooting methods.
  • Step 12:Select the Time & Language option from the Settings under Start option.
  • Step 13:Make changes if necessary. Click Apply and OK.
  • Step 14:Check to see if the Airplane Mode is off. If the Airplane mode is ON, the wireless feature cannot be turned on.

Install Updates

  • Step 1:Installing the latest updates solve most of the wireless connection issues in windows or mac.
  • Step 2:The laptop will need an internet connection to download the updates.
  • Step 3:It is necessary to use a cellular network on your laptop to download.
  • Step 4:Once connected to your network, click Start,
  • Step 5:Select Settings  Update & Security  Windows Update.
  • Step 6:Select Check updates and see if the windows find any updates. 
  • Step 7:The windows will download and install the updates automatically.
  • Step 8:The system will now restart.
  • Step 9:Running the updates usually help in finding your wireless connection.
  • Step 10:If the problem persists, run the Windows Network Troubleshooter
  • Step 11:The troubleshooter can scan for errors, diagnose and solve any Wi-Fi problems.
  • Step 12:Select the Identify and Repair network problem.
  • Step 13:If troubleshoot helps in diagnosing the router problem, you can connect your laptop to your wireless connection.

    Uninstall Network Adapter driver and restart.

    • Step 1:If the above steps do not work, it’s advised to uninstall the driver.
    • Step 2:Open the device manager and select Network Adapters.
    • Step 3:Select your network adapter Uninstall device  Delete the driver software for the device  and click Uninstall.
    • Step 4:Restart your laptop. Once you log in to your windows, the laptop will automatically scan and install the network adapter driver.
    • Step 5:Check to see if this fixes your connection problem.
    • Step 1:Network Reset is only applicable for Windows versions 10 and above.
    • Step 2:Click the Start and select Settings  Network and Internet  Status  Network reset. 
    • Step 3:Once the network reset screen opens, select Reset Now and Yes to confirm.
    • Step 4:Your laptop will now restart, check if this fixes your problem.