Some Windows 10 users are complaining about an issue they are currently facing with the WiFi on their Windows 10 devices in the forum. According to them, they are unable to connect to the WiFi when the computer wakes up from sleep or hibernation state. If you are facing the similar kind of issue at your end, there is no need to worry. Follow the fix described in this article and the problem will be solved very easily. But, before you make any changes to your computer, you should consider following these initial workarounds primarily to check if they offers any simpler aid to the problem.
1. Try restarting your computer. After rebooting your device, check if the computer is able to connect to the WiFi.
2. Check if any Windows Update is pending or not.
If any of these workarounds didn’t work out for you, try this solution
Fix- Modify Power Management status of the network adapter-
Modifying Power management settings of the network adapter has worked out for many Windows 10 users. Follow these easy steps to do the same-
1. Press Windows key+X and then click on “Device Manager” in the elevated window. Device Manager window will be opened.
2. In Device Manager window, click on “Network adapters” to expand to see the list of network drivers on your computer. Double click on the network driver you are using, properties of the driver will be opened.
3. In Properties window, go to “Power Management” tab, uncheck the option “Allow the computers to turn off this device to save power” and then click on “OK” to save the changes on your computer.
Close Device Manager window.
4. Press Windows key+R to launch Run window. Now, copy-paste this command in run window and hit Enter.
5. In Power Options window, click on “Wireless Adapter Settings” to expand it and then click on “Power Saving Mode” to expand it again. Now, click on “On battery:” and set it to “Maximum performance” from drop-down list. Set “Plugged in:” to “Maximum Performance” also. Finally click on “Apply” and “OK” to save the changes on your computer.
Reboot your computer to let the changes take effect. After rebooting the problem should be solved on your device.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.