Step to Fix Windows Unidentified Network

When users trying to connect the network, most of the time network connectivity problem occurs. To Fix Windows Unidentified Network is not a big challenge to you, at times, you may come across the situation with the network connectivity when users try to connect to the network, where the error says “Unidentified network“. Then you don’t need to worry about it. The best solution for you is to follow the steps that are given below which are completely suggested by the Window customer service team in order to get rid the issue.

Step to Fix Windows Unidentified Network:-

Here are defined the simple solutions to solve “Unidentified Network in Windows 10/8/7, so follow these steps now.

Step 1:- Turn off the Airplane Mode

First, you have to ensure that Windows 10 supports the Airplane mode is turned off.

To do this, follow these steps.

  • Press “Windows key” + “A” key, and then it will open the “Action Center“.
  • Then you need to check if there the “Airplane mode” option is turned ON. If yes, then you need to change it to OFF mode. Then, also verify the internet connects also.

Step 2: Update the Network Card Drivers

Occasionally, the issue occurs due to Network drivers. Then you should try to update them to fix the problem.

  • Press “Windows key” + “X” key or right-click on the start button.
  • Then go to “Device Manager” nod click on it to open.
  • Next, find “Network Adapters”, and then click on the forward pointing arrow to expand the list. Right click on all the “Network drivers and update” them one by one.

Step 3: Temporarily Disable the Security Software

Often or firewall software interferes with the network connectivity can cause lots of issues. Well, the software program is vital for the computer/Laptop, but to separate the issue, it could be disabled to check if the network connectivity issues resolve in its absence.

Following procedure will definitely help to fix this issue.

  • Right-click on its system tray icon and see if you get an option to disable it.
  • Once disabled, see if you can connect.
  • If you use Windows Firewall, you may want to reset Windows Firewall settings to default and check.
  • If you are using a VPN software, disable it and try.

Step 4:- Change your DNS Servers

If the above steps didn’t help you to solve the error, then try to the next step.

  • First, press “Windows + X” key or right-click on the start button.
  • Then click on “Network Connections”.
  • Right-click on your network connection (Ethernet or WIFI) and click on “Properties” option. It might prompt for administrator credentials.
  • Then double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4.
  • Then choose “use the following DNS server addresses” and set, but the preferred and alternate DNS server address to

Step 5:- Diagnose the Network

You should try to diagnose the network to solve the issue.

  • Press “Windows + X” or right-click on the start button.
  • Then click on “Network Connections”.
  • Next, right-click on your network connection (Ethernet or WIFI) and click on ‘Diagnose‘. It will start an automatic troubleshooter..
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Step 6: Change the Ethernet Cable

At times, the fault might be with the Ethernet cable. You could try changing it to isolate the issue. Or else, try connecting to a WIFI network (if available) and check if it works.

Step 7:- Try to Set a Static IP Address

  • First, press “Windows + X” key or right-click on the “start” button.
  • Then click on “Network Connections”.
  • Next, you will need to do right-click on your network connection (Ethernet or WIFI) and click on properties. It might prompt for administrator credentials.
  • Now, double-click on Internet Protocol Version 4.
  • Then select the radio button at ‘Use the following IP address.
  • Now, check the IP address settings for others using the same network as yours and change your settings to the same.
  • Then click “OK” button to save the settings and exit.

Now try to work again on your system, and observe the issue is resolved.

If not, then go to next step.

Step 8:- Try To Use an external Network Adapter

To isolate if the issue is with the network adapter, you should also try an external adapter and check if it resolves the problem. Step 9: Restart your Modem and Router

  • First, switch off both your modem and router keeping them physically connected.
  • Then “Start” the modem. Wait for 30 seconds after all the lights turn green.
  • Now, you should start the router.

Step 9:-Upgrade the Router Firmware

Check your Router Firmware. If all devices connected to the router are facing network issues, you might need to contact our company router’s tech support to help with upgrading the firmware of the device.

Step 10:- Disable Virtual Network Adapters

If the above steps, did not work, then once again open the “Devices Manager” and expand the “Network Adapters” section. In case “Virtual Adapters” are present, right click and disable them.

All the above steps will surely help to solve Unidentified Network in Windows 10/8/7.

In case, you need any help with the above steps or have any confusion, then contact to Windows technical support number for immediate help.

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