Windows 10: Wifi dongle disconnects regularly

Discus and support Wifi dongle disconnects regularly in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Previous posts here in the community have tried to address the problem of peoples wifi dongles dropping connection regularly. The previous instructions... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by WilsonandHowell, Jun 12, 2019 at 4:47 PM.

  1. Wifi dongle disconnects regularly


    Previous posts here in the community have tried to address the problem of peoples wifi dongles dropping connection regularly. The previous instructions from Microsoft given to correct the problem are not working because they are not addressing the real problem. The problem is a conflict between the microsoft wifi drivers and the proprietary software/driver bundles. I have repeatedly verified that the correct solution is to remove the dongle, uninstall the software that came with it, restart, put the dongle back into the usb drive and allow Windows to manage the device. This has been tested repeatedly and has worked every single time. Wifi connection will now stay connected.

    :)
     
    WilsonandHowell, Jun 12, 2019 at 4:47 PM
    #1
  2. Ian Ser Win User

    Dongle is working properly but showing no internet

    Hi Monica,

    Just to clarify, are you using a WiFi dongle to connect to the internet instead of the built in WiFi adapter of your device? Or are you using a desktop PC and is the WiFi dongle to connect to the internet? For now, what we can suggest is to follow all of
    the recommended troubleshooting steps on this article to resolve the issue. Be sure to click
    Show all to see all of the instructions. Please follow all of the recommended so we could troubleshoot further.

    If the issue would still persist after doing all of the steps, please answer these questions:

    • What is the make and model of your device?
    • Were there any updates/changes to your device prior to the issue happening?

    We'll be waiting for your updates.
     
  3. Connecting my 4G dongle as a wifi- it doesnt list it as a wifi device but when I use a cable, it connects it under ethernet

    Im using a 4G dongle and it gets listed under the list of wifi devices in my phone and my old laptop. But, with my other laptop with Windows 10, it doesn't list this network at all. However, when I use a cable to connect to the dongle in my USB port, it
    lists the network as Ethernet. I need to use it without connecting using a cable as it keeps disconnecting even if I move an inch.
     
    aparna rajkumar, Jun 12, 2019 at 4:49 PM
    #3
  4. Wifi dongle disconnects regularly

    Wifi continuously disconnects


    This just started happening only a few days ago, I'm not sure what might have caused it, but my laptop will suddenly disconnect from my wifi network. sometimes it won't disconnect, but just stop receiving/sending packets. I can tell this because suddenly my pages are stuck loading and skype is trying to reconnect, but nothing happens until I manually disconnect.

    I have tried
    • Troubleshooting
      Wifi dongle disconnects regularly [​IMG]
      But I usually get "Your proxy setting could not be recognized" or something, even though I don't have any proxy settings.
    • Uninstalling and then reinstalling the latest driver for my wifi card
    • disabling power saving for the wifi card as talked about here
    • Everything mentioned on the Microsoft page here

    This has been driving me crazy, ethernet works fine. I can connect my phone to wifi and tether it to my laptop, so this shouldn't be a problem with the router.
     
Thema:

Wifi dongle disconnects regularly

Loading...
  1. Wifi dongle disconnects regularly - Similar Threads - Wifi dongle disconnects

  2. wifi random disconnection

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    wifi random disconnection: My wifi disconnects randomly it is not frequent it could take a day or less but it happens after checking event logger reason is wifi disconnected by the driver i uninstalled drivers and installed them again , updated them still same issue , windows troubleshooting shows no...
  3. WiFi disconnecting

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    WiFi disconnecting: Hello, this is my second issue with Windows. I hardly ever use this computer because of the first issue remains unresolved. First issue is that Microsoft wants to charge me $30 to be able to access my Gmail account on Outlook. The only reason I have/use this computer now is...
  4. wifi disconnect

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    wifi disconnect: my laptop disconnects from WIFI when on battery power it is OK when plugged in charging new laptop was OK first day then installed Office 365 https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/wifi-disconnect/b3d8cf66-74bd-434d-a744-51592d4d9167
  5. WiFi Gets Disconnected

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    WiFi Gets Disconnected: I am using Windows 10 Home 64 bit on my HP pro x2 612g1 laptop. Recently I have faced wifi issues with my laptop after reinstalling the OS. My wifi gets disconnect several times a day and sometimes it has a huge packet loss. I have checked on both my home and office network,...
  6. WiFi disconnection

    in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    WiFi disconnection: Hello, I have had this problem ever since I bought my laptop 3 years ago ad windows 10 was installed on it...the WiFi keeps disconnecting for no apparent reason and today foe example I swear and not exaggerating it keeps disconnecting every minute and half, so I had to to...
  7. Wifi Dongle crashes constantly

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    Wifi Dongle crashes constantly: (Dongle: ASUS USB-AC51; bought midway through 2018) For some unknown reason, every 2-3 hours the dongle complete crashes. It's not the router - my other devices always stay connected 24/7. When the crash occurs, the wifi symbol on the taskbar changes to the image of a...
  8. Wifi disconnection

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    Wifi disconnection: [IMG]Please help, I woke up this morning and my laptop ( windows 10 ) had disconnected from the Wi-fi . I have been trying for over 2 hours to reconnect it. Other products that don’t use windows have a great Wi-fi connection. I’m trying to switch the Wi-fi on switch over in...
  9. Wifi is disconnected

    in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Wifi is disconnected: My laptop occasionally disconnects from my home Wifi network protected with a password. When I check what is going on I see that my Wifi is a hidden open network. Why is it happening?...
  10. Device Disconnection sound repeated regularly

    in Windows 10 Support
    Device Disconnection sound repeated regularly: I have just updated windows 8.1 to 10. I am hearing the sound heard when disconnecting a USB device all the time - Sometimes every 30 seconds, sometimes every minute. Sometimes not as frequent but usually very frequent. I have noticed a few things - In task manager the...