Recent windows 10 update removed wifi functionality

  1.    09 Mar 2017 #1

    Recent windows 10 update removed wifi functionality


    Hey guys,
    Normally I am able to figure this stuff out on my own but I am stuck! My newer HP desktop running windows 10 was working perfectly yesterday. I shut it down last night, came in this morning and I have no wifi option in my network settings? I could not get the wifi "option" to show up under window settings or anywhere else! The only thing I was able to do is use a ethernet cable for the tie being. How do I fix this? I also tried looking in device manager and no longer see the wifi driver.

    Thoughts?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    09 Mar 2017 #2

    Hey Bigwb


    Go to your manufactures's driver support page and download the appropriate WiFi driver from there.

    Alternatively you could also perform a system restore to the date before the update was installed.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    10 Mar 2017 #3

    ellellell1 said: View Post
    Hey Bigwb


    Go to your manufactures's driver support page and download the appropriate WiFi driver from there.

    Alternatively you could also perform a system restore to the date before the update was installed.
    Thanks! I was able to fix it by deleting the "mini" drivers or whatever they were called in the device manager under neath my ethernet card. Then I did as you stated and downloaded/installed the wifi drivers from HP, restarted, and boom! it worked.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    10 Mar 2017 #4

    Bigbwb said: View Post
    Thanks! I was able to fix it by deleting the "mini" drivers or whatever they were called in the device manager under neath my ethernet card. Then I did as you stated and downloaded/installed the wifi drivers from HP, restarted, and boom! it worked.
    Awesome Job!

    Yes, I forgot to mention a full restart was needed to reload the drivers. Make sure to 'Mark this thread as solved' to help others who may have a similar problem .
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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