WiFi does not connect automatically in Windows 10 Fix

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If you're using WiFi to connect, you can configure Windows 10 to automatically connect to WiFi as soon as you log in. However, many users complain that they do not automatically connect to WiFi in Windows 10, even though "Connect automatically“The option is activated.

There can be many reasons why this could happen. This could be a Windows 10 update that could force the system to disable WiFi, a change in power saving options, a disconnected LAN, or a simple malfunction. Whatever the reason, we have some solutions to this problem. Let's see how to fix WiFi not connecting automatically in Windows 10.



Method 1: reconnect your WiFi network

Step 1: Go to the network icon on yours Application bar (bottom right), click on it and go to your WiFi network.

Step 2: Right click on the WiFi network and select Forget from the menu.

Step 3: Now restart your PC and click the network icon on your file Application bar to find your WiFi network.

Select your WiFi network and check the box next to Connect automatically. press the Connect button.

Now add your password and your PC should automatically connect to the WiFi network every time you reboot.

However, if the problem persists then follow the second method.

Method 2: change the power saving options

Step 1: press the Win + X keys together on the keyboard and select Device administrator from the menu.


Step 2: A Device administrator window, go to Network adapters and expand it.


Step 3: Now select yours Wifi adapter and right click on it. Please select Property give the menu answer.

Step 4: On the WiFi adapter Property window, go to Energy management language. Now, uncheck the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.

print ok to save changes and exit.

Now every time you start your computer, it should automatically connect to the WiFi network. If it isn't already, follow the third method.

Method 3: Create or make changes to Group Policy through Registry Editor

Step 1: Navigate to Home button and type Registry Editor in the search box.

Step 2: Left click on the result to open the file Registry Editor window.

Step 3: Copy the path below and paste it into the address bar of the file Registry Editor. Hit Log in:


HKLMSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftWindowsWcmSvc

Now under the WcmSvc key, select Group policy.

Step 4: On the right side of the panel, right-click and select New in the context menu. Then, in the submenu, select Valore DWORD (32 bit).


Step 5: Rename the new one Valore DWORD like fMinimizeConnections.

Now, restart your PC and the problem of WiFi not connecting automatically in Windows 10 should go away. But, if you still find the problem then follow the fourth method.

Method 4: Run the Network Troubleshooter

Step 1: Go to the network icon on the taskbar, right click on it and select Solve problems in the context menu.

Step 2: Let the process complete and then follow the prompts to find the problem. Once detected, it will fix the problem automatically.

Restart your PC and see if the problem is resolved. If the problem persists, follow the fifth method.

Method 5: Disable the Microsoft WiFi Direct Virtual Adapter

Step 1: press the Win + X keys together on the keyboard and select Device administrator from the menu.

Step 2: A Device administrator window, go to View tab at the top and select Show hidden devices from the menu.

Step 3: Now go to Network adapters and expand it.

Step 4: Bottom Network adapters, right click Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter and select deactivate in the context menu.

Simply restart your PC and you should no longer see the error. In fact, now every time you start your PC, the WiFi should automatically connect to your Windows 10 system.

* Note - Disabling Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter it can prevent you from automatically using your mobile hotspot. Also, if this method doesn't solve your problem, be sure to do it Enable function again.

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