WIFI is very important and convenient for a laptop or tablet. Connecting the laptop to the Internet from the wireless device is very easy. But sometimes, after upgrading to windows 10 , WIFI controller is not recognized, maybe you can’t connect your laptop to internet again. WIFI driver update will be directly. There are several methods that you can download and update WIFI drivers for Windows 10.
Method 1: Update WIFI drivers from Device Manager
Updating WIFi driver will be a direct way to resolve WIFI cannot connect error after upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8.
1. Open device manager.
2. Expand the network adapters . You will see the list of network devices here. The Ethernet network device (usually a PCIe GBE Family controller), the wireless network device (here it is Intel R Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160), and the WAN Mini port.
3. Right-click on the wireless network (WIFI) device and select update driver . You will enter the WiFi driver download and update window.
4. In the Wireless Adapter Driver Download window, select the first option: Automatically search for updated driver software .
Then Windows 10 will search for the Intel WIFI driver automatically and update it quickly.
After updating the WIFI driver, you can check the new version of the driver from the tab Properties > Controller .
Method 2: Update WIFI driver automatically
If you have problem with manual WIFI driver update or you need to update more drivers, you can update all drivers automatically. This will save more time. Automatically, you can use driver booster to help him. Driver Booster can fix WIFI driver problems easily and quickly.
Even if WIFI doesn’t work on Windows 10, you can also use Driver Booster to fix network failure and then update wireless drivers to make your WIFI connection work faster.
one. Download Driver Booster on your PC.
2. After installing and launching it, press Scan .
Then you can see that Driver Booster is searching for the missing, corrupt or even faulty drivers for your PC.
3. Discover the network adapters and then choose Update Wi-Fi driver for Windows 10.
Tips: How to use Driver Booster to fix network error?
It is infallible. Just click on Tools on the left side of Driver Booster and then you will find an option Repair network failure .
After Driver Booster has installed the WIFI driver automatically, please try to check in Device Manager driver properties if the driver suits Windows 10.
Method 3: Download WIFI Drivers Manually
Another way is to download the WIFI driver manually from the official site of the WIFI device, although not everyone knows how to do it. If you know the name of the WIFI device, you can download it from the official driver download center. If you don’t know its name, you can find it in device manager. Open device manager and then look for it from the network adapter, whether it is an internal wireless device or an external USB wireless device. Typically there will be a Realtek wireless device or an Intel wireless device.
Here my laptop WIFI device is Intel R Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160, so you can download it from Intel official site or use Intel driver utility software help you. Of course, if you find it is Realtek, TP_Link, HP, Dell or other wireless devices, please go to the official website to download it manually.
So, you can use these 3 ways to download WIFI drivers to Windows 10 latest version. Choose the best way you like.