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Will not connect to home wifi since 8.1 upgrade

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    Will not connect to home wifi since 8.1 upgrade


    Hello

    I have recently up-graded my laptop from 8 to 8.1. Since that time, the laptop will not automatically connect to my home wifi. If I try to connect manually, it will say "unable to connect to network" and that's it, no more clues! The only way I can connect is by selecting 'restart' and then it will re-boot and connect automatically. If I 'shut-down' after use (or hibernate) it will not re-connect until I have selected 're-start' which is time consuming and annoying!

    Any ideas? Thanks

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    We will need your system specs in order to help you.

    This is most likely a driver problem but we need more info in order to find the correct driver.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Quote Originally Posted by mkn777er View Post
    Hello

    I have recently up-graded my laptop from 8 to 8.1. Since that time, the laptop will not automatically connect to my home wifi. If I try to connect manually, it will say "unable to connect to network" and that's it, no more clues! The only way I can connect is by selecting 'restart' and then it will re-boot and connect automatically. If I 'shut-down' after use (or hibernate) it will not re-connect until I have selected 're-start' which is time consuming and annoying!

    Any ideas? Thanks
    Thinking a firm wear update to your existing router is needed.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Will not connect to home wifi since 8.1 upgrade
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