1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       13 Sep 2015 #1

    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. Joined : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 3,085
    EL Capitan
       13 Sep 2015 #2

    Have you tried reinstalling the driver?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,310
    win 10 Insider
       14 Sep 2015 #3

    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. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
       13 Jan 2016 #4

    I have the same issue -- reboot connects to WiFi


    200thhorseman said: 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. Joined : Jan 2016
    Manila Philippines
    Posts : 9
    windows 10 64 Beet
       14 Jan 2016 #5

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

    gl3nborj said: 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. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 1
    Win10
       20 Feb 2016 #7

    ddutler said: 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. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 pro
       16 Sep 2016 #8

    ddutler said: 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. Joined : Nov 2016
    Posts : 1
    Win 10
       14 Nov 2016 #9

    ddutler said: 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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