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How to install WiFi drivers for Windows 10

Without requisite drivers installed, the hardware you try to connect to your PC will fail. Manufacturers develop drivers so that the OS running on your machine can work harmoniously with your devices and applications. Internet WiFi connections can fail if suitable drivers are not installed. In this post we will see how to install WiFi driver in Windows 10.

How to install WiFi drivers for Windows

Install WiFi drivers for Windows 10

A driver is essentially a piece of software designed for a specific operating system like Windows 10, Linux and others. The OS uses it to communicate with other hardware devices like a mouse or a printer. Most hardware manufacturers feature their own product support page where you can find the necessary drivers available for download.

You will find that the Windows OS has a set of drivers installed already and you do not have to do anything except plug in the device. If the driver is not available locally, it will pull it down from its web server and install it for you automatically, once you connect the device.

But there may come a time whenyou face issues using your WiFi and at such times you may have to reinstall your WiFi drivers.

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Some Steps to Install Wifi Driver for Windows 10

  • To download the WiFi driver, visit your device manufacturer’s website and search for the right driver you would like to install. I use an HP laptop so when I install their website and allow then to scan my laptop, it display the drivers or updates available for my device.
  • Next, you need to download the right Wi-Fi driver, if available. You need to know the exact name and version of the driver so that you can download it, Install WiFi drivers for Windows 10.
  • You can get this information from the Device Manager as explained below. Make sure that you have downloaded the right wireless adapter driver.
  • When done, launch the setup of the new driver that you downloaded earlier and run the file. Follow the on-screen directions to install the driver.

How to install WiFi drivers for Windows

  • To verify if the correct version of the driver is installed, open Device Manager. To open it, right-click on the Start button and then select Device Manager.
  • In the Device Manager, look for Network Adapters. When found expand its category to make visible all network adapters, including the wireless adapter.
  • Install WiFi drivers for Windows 10
  • Here, the Wi-Fi adapter can be spotted by looking for the “wireless” term in its entry.
  • To check the version number of the driver, right-click on the wireless driver entry in Device Manager, choose ‘Network adapters’ and then click Properties,
  • Select the ‘Driver’ tab and view details. If all looks well, it means you have installed the correct version of the driver.
  • Finally, restart your Windows PC.

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