Wireless network not found on the computer
What are the common reasons due to which wireless network is not found on computer? What are the possible ways to fix the issues?
Sometimes there are chances that you won’t find the wireless network on your computer and due to which many problems may occur. One reason that you don’t find the wireless network is that the wireless adaptor may not be switched on. There are chances that the configuration is not perfect and causing the wireless network to be disappearing. The Windows firewall and the third party firewall software that are installed on your computer may also block the wireless network. If the Wireless Zero Configuration service is not started on your computer then the wireless network will not be found. Sometimes you may not receive the wireless signals on your computer but the other computers on the same place may receive which may be because of the wireless adaptor.
Following are the possible ways to fix the issues:
- Disable firewalls on your computer
- Restart the service Wireless Zero Configuration
- Unplug and reconnect the Wireless Adapter
Disable Firewalls on your computer
The wireless network may be blocked because of the Windows firewall and the third party software that is installed on your computer for which you need to disable the firewalls on your computer. For disabling the firewall you need to follow some steps, the first step is to double click on the wireless icon on the computer and then click on view wireless network option. Then click to choose advanced settings and click the advance tab and perform the required settings. You need to check the off button and then click the OK button to disable the firewall.
Restart the service Wireless Zero Configuration
You need to follow the second step of restarting the service Wireless Zero Configuration to fix the issue. Firstly, click on the Start, then run Option to display the run window where you need to type the command services.msc and then click ok. On the service list you need to select the Wireless Zero Configuration and double click on the service. Then click on stop and later on the start and finally click on the apply button then ok button to perform the restarting of the service.
Even after performing the above steps there are chances that you won’t receive the signal for which you need to unplug and then reconnect the Wireless Adaptor after 30 seconds. This might bring back the connection to the available Wireless network but you should make sure that the LED on wireless adapter is always on and also you need to check the presence of any interference.
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