FIX: Unexpected Loss of WiFi Connection on Windows 10
In the preview versions of Windows 10 there have been countless reports with regards to problems with the WiFi connectivity. Microsoft has now issued a important update which could take care of certain issues.
If you have installed the Windows 10 Insider Preview operating system on your machine, it probably happened for you to experience an unexpected loss of Wi-Fi connectivity. Luckily, Microsoft has come up with a nice update which should take care of some of these problems.
Wi-Fi connectivity lost? Don’t panic
In its KB3069068 update file, the company describes a patch which solves this kind of problems. Here’s what Microsoft labels as the symptom for the drop of WiFi:
The Windows Connection Manager service (WCMsvc) may stop responding in Windows 10 Insider Preview, resulting in an unexpected loss of Wi-Fi connectivity.
As a prerequisite needed to apply this update, you must be running the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build versions for it to take place. So that’s about it, as Microsoft hasn’t disclosed other details regarding this update. Just make sure to run the Windows Update and you should be good to go.
If this hasn’t solved the WiFi problems that you are experiencing, then leave your comment below. We have written extensively about Wi-Fi problems in the past. Maybe the following troubleshooting guides can help you fix your Wi-Fi
- FIX: Wi-Fi frequently disconnects in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7
- FIX: Wi-Fi appears connected but Internet is not working
- Fix: Unable to Connect to Wi-Fi After Updates in Windows 10
- Full Fix: No Internet, secured Wi-Fi issue in Windows 10, 8.1, 7
- Fix: Wi-Fi is getting disconnected when a VPN connection is made
- FIX: HP laptop is not connecting to Wi-Fi in Windows 10
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in June 2015 and has been since updated for freshness, and accuracy.