Wifi Networks not showing

  1.    20 Jan 2017 #1

    Wifi Networks not showing


    On my Laptop if I wanted to change the wifi connection I would always see a list of the available networks when I selected the Wifi icon on the task bar.
    Since the last major update to Windows 10 I find that when I select the wifi icon I only see the current connection

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	wifi1.jpg 
Views:	22 
Size:	26.4 KB 
ID:	117808

    To see other networks within range I have to open the 'Network settings' and choose 'Show available networks' - then they show up.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	wifi2.jpg 
Views:	3 
Size:	89.9 KB 
ID:	117809

    Does anyone have any explanation for this - or possibly a 'fix' to show them all from the taskbar again.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. bro67's Avatar
    Posts : 5,316
    Mac OS High Sierra 10.14.3 Beta (18D21c)
       21 Jan 2017 #2

    Uninstall the device and driver in Device Manager, reboot and reinstall the wifi driver from HP's Support site for your laptop.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Active networks not showing in Network and Sharing
Hi! Good day to all! I just want to ask for your help in solving this problem I encountered on my laptop. As shown in the attachments, I am connected to a wireless network but the connection is not showing on the Network and Sharing Center active...
Hi all. Can you help me configure my Win10 to automatically connect to multiple wifi networks? I have wifi at home so when I get to the office I have to configure the "manage wifi settings" on my laptop, click "forget" my home wifi, and...
Reorder WiFi networks in Network and Sharing
I just got a Lenovo Yoga 14 with Win 10 preinstalled. I set up the WiFi for my home network and then added Xfinity WiFi hot spot so I can use the computer on my jobsite (Construction site that doesn't have its own internet connection). A Xfinity hot...
I just upgraded to windows 10 via windows updater tool (available on microsoft's official website). I'm using an external adapter i.e. TP-LINK-WN722N to connect to the wifi network because apparently, the router is located far off from where I use...
Is there anyone here that has some solid info/experience using Wifi Sense. \ Me and some fellow network engineers are trying to figure out how big of a security risk this is or is not in an Enterprise environment. We have 40,000 employees, we...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:41.
Find Us