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  1.    13 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Laptop has to be rebooted to connect to Wifi


    Dear all,

    I have an odd issue with my laptop since upgrading to Windows 10. The first time I boot I cannot connect to my home Wifi, however when I reboot I can. It is always the same every time I switch it on in that it will only connect on the second boot.

    Any ideas?

    Regards,

    Rob
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  2.    13 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,029
    Mac OS Sierra

    Have you tried reinstalling the driver?
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  3.    14 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,422
    win 10 Insider

    The 'won't work till the second boot' sounds familiar. My old laptop wouldn't boot till the second try.

    If you are using Fast Boot, try switching it off (or disable hibernation) and see whether that makes any difference.

    Maybe a long shot, and maybe doesn't sound too logical, but quick and easy to try.
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  4.    13 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    I have the same issue -- reboot connects to WiFi


    Quote Originally Posted by 200thhorseman View Post
    Dear all,

    I have an odd issue with my laptop since upgrading to Windows 10. The first time I boot I cannot connect to my home Wifi, however when I reboot I can. It is always the same every time I switch it on in that it will only connect on the second boot.

    Any ideas?

    Regards,

    Rob
    Did you get a resolution? I even went back to Windows 7 because of this nuisance. I have now installed Windows 10 and the problem is still there. If you have a fix - I'd appreciate you sharing!
    Thank You
    Dennis
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  5.    14 Jan 2016 #5
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Manila Philippines
    Posts : 9
    windows 10 64 Beet

    Try installing the driver from windows 7.
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  6.    15 Jan 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by gl3nborj View Post
    Try installing the driver from windows 7.
    More and more solutions had as a final step -- In device manager - power management for the wireless adapter change the setting Allow Computer to Turn Off This Device To Save Power. So I simply tried that - cleared the tick box. Problem resolved. No drivers, no reg hacks, nothing else. Thanks for your response,
    Dennis
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  7.    20 Feb 2016 #7
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    Win10

    Quote Originally Posted by ddutler View Post
    More and more solutions had as a final step -- In device manager - power management for the wireless adapter change the setting Allow Computer to Turn Off This Device To Save Power. So I simply tried that - cleared the tick box. Problem resolved. No drivers, no reg hacks, nothing else. Thanks for your response,
    Dennis
    Thanks for posting that solution ddutler and gl3nborj! Worked for me. Much appreciated.
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  8.    16 Sep 2016 #8
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 pro

    Quote Originally Posted by ddutler View Post
    More and more solutions had as a final step -- In device manager - power management for the wireless adapter change the setting Allow Computer to Turn Off This Device To Save Power. So I simply tried that - cleared the tick box. Problem resolved. No drivers, no reg hacks, nothing else. Thanks for your response,
    Dennis
    Awesome!! it worked like a charm Dennis, Thanks again.
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  9.    14 Nov 2016 #9
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 1
    Win 10

    Quote Originally Posted by ddutler View Post
    More and more solutions had as a final step -- In device manager - power management for the wireless adapter change the setting Allow Computer to Turn Off This Device To Save Power. So I simply tried that - cleared the tick box. Problem resolved. No drivers, no reg hacks, nothing else. Thanks for your response,
    Dennis
    I registered tonight just so I could say THANK YOU for this post! The wifi issue was nearly driving me to distraction. So, Thank. You!
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  10.    07 Apr 2017 #10
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 24
    Windows 10 Home

    Thanks for the post... so far it seems to have fixed my issue as well - the wifi adapter was disabling randomly. it started after upgrading to Win 10 version 1607 from 1511
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