Red X on wifi in windows 10? Wifi icon says "not connected no connections are available" in windows 10? Try these simple methods to fix your problem.
Method #1: 0m3s
Wifi can be turned on and off
by keyboard. Make sure it's turned ON! Long Press Function Key+F2 (The key varies on different computers, Normally the Key will have a Network symbol).
Some of the laptops doesn't have Function key (Fn key just left of Windows key). So they can simply press the wifi key without the combination of Fn key. F12 works on HP. Fn+F2 on Dell.
Some other computers have wifi switch as well! Look on the sides of your computer. Just tap the switch to turn it on.
Method #2: 0m13s
Turn on wifi on the screen. Note: If you have turned off wifi from keyboard/switch, turning on wifi on the screen will not help you. You have turn wifi on from both keyboard and screen.
Click on the wifi icon on the taskbar. Tab wifi icon on the pop-up to turn it on and off.
Method #3: 0m21s
Update the driver offline. Right click on windows start button. Open device manager. Go to Network adapters. Right click on your wifi driver (the name differs across the models. The wifi may be the first driver under network adapters. The name usually carries "wireless" ... All right. Right click on your wifi driver and click on Update the driver software. You can update it offline if you do like the following. In the next window, please select browse computer... Select let me pick in the next window. Select the latest appropriate driver in the next window.
Method #4: 1m10s
In the last window itself under network adapters. Open your wifi driver and go to power management. Uncheck to disable "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power".
Method #5: 1m36s
Right click on your wifi driver and chose uninstall. Please DON'T Delete! Just uninstall, uncheck the option of delete if asked. After uninstalling, go to Action on the top. Now Scan for hardware changes. Do it twice or thrice until the uninstalled item is back! It'll comeback for sure after restart, if you didn't delete in the above step.
Note: You need to restart your computer for this method. You can restart after applying all methods as well!
Method #6: 2m12s
Change wifi settings to maximum performance. Right click on windows start button and open power options. Select your current plan and click on change plan settings. Click on change advanced power settings on the bottom. In the pop-up window, go to wireless adapter settings. Under power saving mode, change the settings to "maximum performance both on battery and plugged in!
Method #7: 2m58s
Troubleshoot wifi. Right click on the wifi icon on the taskbar and chose troubleshoot. The troubleshoot normally fixes the problem automatically or identifies the issue with your wifi.
Final Step: Please do RESTART your computer to apply the changes you have made! Your wifi will work properly after restart! Please consider a LIKE for this effort :)