Laptop's WiFi connections has stopped working, what can I do? *Fixed

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Hello,

The WiFi connection on my Windows 10 laptop has been terrible all week, as it is either really slow or disconnects. The connection is fine with other devices; I can watch HD porn on my tablet and play PS4 online fine, etc. The signal usually stays on one bar via the icon on the laptop toolbar thing.

The Network troubleshooter via the settings either doesn't find anything wrong or says that it resets the adaptor but nothing really improves.
Disabling the adaptor and enabling it again seemed to work whenever it was dodgy before, but now doesn't.
I have also tried uninstalling the network adaptor and then letting it reinstall, but that doesn't help much either.

I've tried searching for further help online but the information is always so discordant.

Can anyone help?

*Fixed: The network card had to be replaced.
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(Original post by Wiggly)
Hello,

The WiFi connection on my Windows 10 laptop has been terrible all week, as it is either really slow or disconnects. The connection is fine with other devices; I can watch HD porn on my tablet and play PS4 online fine, etc. The signal usually stays on one bar via the icon on the laptop toolbar thing.

The Network troubleshooter via the settings either doesn't find anything wrong or says that it resets the adaptor but nothing really improves.
Disabling the adaptor and enabling it again seemed to work whenever it was dodgy before, but now doesn't.
I have alao tried uninstalling the network adaptor and then letting it reinstall, but that doesn't help much either.

I've tried searching for further help online but the information is always so discordant.

Can anyone help?
This happened with my laptop too. Luckily for me, I found that it was the wifi network that was scrambling things up and my computer would be so confused it would disconnect and be unable to reconnect (or use Ethernet, or do anything else).

Once I'd moved off campus with its terrible Eduroam, the problems stopped.

Have you updated your laptop recently?
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(Original post by AnnieGakusei)
Have you updated your laptop recently?
I allow updates to download automatically, and there don't seem to be any new system/driver updates.

This is so annoying
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