Windows 10: Installed Creator and no Wifi Connection Solved

  1.    25 May 2017 #1

    Installed Creator and no Wifi Connection

    Today I installed the major Windows 10 update which I believe is called Creator. It took 30+ minutes and when I got my desktop back I could not connect to my wifi. I could see the wifi sources but could not connect. I took a chance and tried wifi troubleshooter brought up by the search window at the lower left of the screen. I did not select the things it suggested because they seemed not to apply, but my wifi connected fine running the troubleshooter.
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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       25 May 2017 #2

    Hi JWalker.

    So is your WiFi still okay?

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  3.    26 May 2017 #3

    Yes. The wifi has been working since running the troubleshooter.
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  4. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       26 May 2017 #4


    Something must have got hung during update.

    If you could mark thread solved others will see and follow your advice.
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  5.    26 May 2017 #5

    The thing that the wifi or network troubleshooter did that probably made the fix was to reset the wifi adapter. It offered three other things I could check to fix that did not seem relevant so I did not click in them. I wanted to share the experience and thank goodness I found a simple fix. The only other thing I could do is go to System Devices and see if the adapter was enabled. Maybe that would have worked as well. The final resort wouldbe to do a restore of the HD.
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