Windows 10: my wireless adapter has disappeared

Discus and support my wireless adapter has disappeared in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I tried downloading the driver again and reinstalling but every attempt ends in the installer shutting itself down... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by K RDILORENZO, Nov 27, 2018.

  1. my wireless adapter has disappeared


    I tried downloading the driver again and reinstalling but every attempt ends in the installer shutting itself down

    :)
     
    K RDILORENZO, Nov 27, 2018
    #1

  2. Disappearing wireless adapter

    Hi Shannon,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and I am glad to assist you.

    I would
    suggest you to follow the methods below:

    Method 1:

    Run the hardware troubleshooter and check the issue status.

    Follow the steps:

    1. Type “Troubleshooter” in the Search box and hit enter.

    2. Select “Hardware and Sound” from the Troubleshooter Window.

    3. Select “Hardware and Devices” under Devices option.

    4. Follow the On Screen instructions.

    Method 2:

    Update the Wireless Adapter drivers.

    Type “Windows Update” in Search box and select “Check for Updates” to receive a fresh list of updates.

    Try downloading and install the latest drivers for your Wireless Adapter from Windows
    CompatibilityCentre link below.

    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wind...Adapter&vendor=Qualcomm+Atheros&Type=Hardware

    Hope the information is helpful. Feel free to write us back for any further assistance with Windows, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Joy Kemprai, Nov 27, 2018
    #2
  3. Wireless Adapter not working

    Hi Nabil,

    Thank you for keeping us updated on this query. We will assist you in resolving your issue.

    Method 1:

    Step 1: Update network adapter driver from the device manager by following the steps below and check if the issue is resolved.

    • Press Windows key + X keys on the keyboard and click on
      Device Manager from the options.
    • Expand the Network adapters from the options.
    • Right click on the wireless network card and select Update option.
    • Restart the computer and check if the changes are effective.
    Step 2: If the issue persist, I suggest you to uninstall the network adapter driver from the device manager by following the steps below and check if the issue is resolved.
    • Press Windows key + X keys on the keyboard and click on
      Device Manager from the options.
    • Expand the Network adapters from the options.
    • Right click on the wireless network card and select Uninstall.
    • Restart the computer for automatic installation of network adapters and check if the changes are effective.

    Hope this helps !



    We are happy to assist you with any issues pertaining to Windows.



    Thank you.
     
    Likhitha V, Nov 27, 2018
    #3
  4. my wireless adapter has disappeared

    Wireless Adapter disappeared after windows 10 upgrade

    Mine, too.

    unable to connect any wireless network, public and private two days after the upgrade to 10. Sunday worked; Monday, on & off; Tuesday, none.

    The adapter disappeared from network adapter items of the device manger on control panel. Instead, a couple of unfamiliar network adaptor names were listed. When the new ones were disabled, wireless network connection worked as normal. But after my laptop
    was off for a while, the same connection problem. At that time a different network adapter from Microsoft was listed was listed. Disabled it again, but the problem has not been solved.
     
    WoisoonKim, Nov 27, 2018
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