Have you ever been in the situation where your laptop cannot catch the wifi? Surely it was and very annoying, right? Lets find a solution!
How to fix laptop not able to catch wifi
To fix the error of the laptop not catching the Wifi, you can refer to one of the solutions below. Also, if you have a better way, please let everyone know by commenting in the comments below.
1. Restart the wifi router
The simple and first solution you can try for the laptop not catching wifi problem is restarting your wifi router or restarting your computer.
2. Your computer has not installed the wifi driver or you have turned off the device to detect wifi
To check if your laptop has installed the driver, you can do the following: Right-click This PC (Win 8) or Computer (Win 7) on the desktop and select Manage. Continue to select Device Manager> Network adapters> Check if there is a wifi driver (wifi driver: the line says Wireless Network).
If the wifi driver software is already on your computer but you still have not caught the wifi, you must immediately think about turning off wifi detection. Different laptop brands sometimes have different ways to turn them on, see what brand of your laptop and try the following:
Usually, you will use the keyboard shortcut Fn + Fx (where x can be a number from 1 to 9 depending on the laptop company you are using).
3. Using the wrong login password
When your computer has detected wifi but you cannot log in, it may be due to the wrong password. Should retype the password, be sure to turn off unikey and CapsLock and try again to see why!
4. Laptop cannot catch wifi due to DNS error
When you try to access the Google.com site, your computer connects to the DNS server and asks for the IP address of the Google.com site. Therefore, you can access it directly by IP address without going through DNS, by typing the IP address directly of that website into browser. To see the IP address of a website, you can go to Start / Command Prompt, enter the command Ping that website, and its IP address will show up below.
If your laptop cant catch the wifi , you should use a third-party DNS server, like OpenDNS. You can try to use Googles DNS which is quite popular today is 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168, you can use the DNS Changer software to change to TCP / IP instead. The DNS change also makes it possible to access blocked websites.
5. Laptop cannot catch wifi due to virus
Computer infected with virus and can not connect to the Internet or Wifi is also a common cause. The main reason why your computer is infected with a virus is because you use crack software or do not have anti-virus software protection and regularly visit websites that contain malicious code and viruses.
Therefore, you should limit the installation of unknown software, do not access websites with unhealthy content, especially foreign websites. If necessary, you can install some popular anti-virus software such as: AVG, BKAV, Kaspersky, Bitdefender, ... to protect your computer from malicious codes and viruses harmful to the computer.
In this modern technology era, you need internet wherever you go, so dont let your laptop not catch the wifi ! Wish you success with these great tips above!