Wireless display adapter can’t connect after Windows 10 v1709 update

By: Radu Tyrsina
2 minute read

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, also referenced to as Windows 10 version 1709, has started its global rollout. And, as it’s always the case with a consistent update from Microsoft, there are issues galore.

As a quick overview, you should know that those who’ve installed the update mainly complained about upgrade issues on Windows 7, various install issues. But it’s not all that bad, as the update does come with fixes and interesting new features, as follows:

Wireless display adapter issues after Windows 10 update

But here and there, we encounter various smaller issues, which are still annoying for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update users. Some of them have been complaining about the fact that their wireless display adapter can not connect Windows 10 v1709 upgrade:

after last Windows 10 creators update wireless display adapter can not connect. When I rolled back update and return to old 1703 version everything works fine. Re installed again the same problem. All settings ok. Is someone had similar problems? Appreciate any help…

As of now, there isn’t yet a working fix for this particular issue. However, if you’ve encountered it, here are some possible solutions that you could try out:

1. Check Device Manager to see if the wireless display adapter is activated

Just go on search and type in “device manager”

If there aren’t any “!” exclamation marks, then you’re good. If there are, then you need to update to latest versions.

There are many other fixes that you could try out, and I strongly recommend you to check out our previous article where we covered most of them. Or you could also see Microsoft’s official guide on how do solve this.

Next up

Microsoft reported 587 vulnerabilities in its software in 2017

By: Ivan Jenic
2 minute read

Microsoft’s software products products can easily become attackers’ favorite. If they haven’t become so already. According to the latest reports, there are currently 685 known […]

Continue Reading

Microsoft discontinues the Reader app in favor of Edge

By: Ivan Jenic
2 minute read

Microsoft just discontinued its native PDF reader for Windows 10, Microsoft Reader. This decision comes as no surprise, as the company announced it will be […]

Continue Reading

Windows 10 builds 17101 & 17604 bugs: Install issues and boot loop errors

By: Madeleine Dean
3 minute read

We’re sure Windows Insiders will be very busy this weekend testing the latest builds. As a quick reminder, Microsoft recently rolled out Windows 10 build […]

Continue Reading

Discussions