Windows 10: check network driver

  1.    08 Oct 2017 #1

    check network driver


    How to check if Updates replaced wireless or wired network driver?
    Internet doesn't connect anymore.
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  2.    09 Oct 2017 #2

    Hi, how do you check that?
    1. In Device Manager, right click the device,click properties, Driver - the date is shown and will give you an indication.
    Note you can roll back to a previous version, if there is one.

    2. Settings, Update History - look for any driver updates.

    Have you tried right clicking the network tray icon, and clicking Troubleshoot...?

    If this happened recently, but was working before, have you tried System Restore and using a restore point?

    Can any other device use the same router?

    History:
    Did this suddenly happen without explanation?
    Did this happen after upgrading to the Creator's build?
    Have you changed your security program or made any other significant change?
    Is there any other event you can think of?
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  3. Posts : 4,451
    Mac OS Sierra
       09 Oct 2017 #3

    wavelength said: View Post
    How to check if Updates replaced wireless or wired network driver?
    Internet doesn't connect anymore.
    You would know by checking all updates in Programs and Features or in Device Manager and then open up the Network connections, right click on the Network connection to find out latest driver. Windows is not going to update a driver, unless there is a issue for something like CRC or adjustment of better use of CPU or RAM management.
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  4.    29 Oct 2017 #4

    This 10 has always connected WiFi until the last update,
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  5. Posts : 4,451
    Mac OS Sierra
       29 Oct 2017 #5

    wavelength said: View Post
    This 10 has always connected WiFi until the last update,
    Grab Hiren's Bootcd and use the Network repair tool. Then you should be able to go in and reset the SSID and Passphrase to reconnect on login. https://www.hiren.info/pages/bootcd
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