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How to Fix a Asus Laptop that keeps Disconnecting from Wi-Fi

Why does my Asus laptop keep disconnecting from Wi-Fi?

Your Asus laptop may keep disconnecting from Wi-Fi because the power saver mode is ON, system scan valid time interval set to a different value, an incompatible driver, poor Wi-Fi signal or outdated Windows and BIOS.

To stop your laptop from disconnecting from the Wi-Fi, you may try troubleshooting techniques like restarting your laptop, resetting the network and browsers or fixing the issues mentioned below.

  • Power saver mode ON
  • System scan valid time interval
  • Incompatible driver
  • Poor Wi-Fi signal
  • Outdated Windows and BIOS


Power Saver Mode ON

When the “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power” option is enabled on your Asus laptop, the network adapters get turned OFF and the laptop keeps disconnecting from Wi-Fi.

Scan Valid Time Interval

The desired value for the scan valid time interval for Asus laptops is 120. Any deviation from this value affects the Wi-Fi connectivity of your laptop.

Incompatible Driver

An incompatible driver often causes the laptop to keep disconnecting from the Wi-Fi. Such drivers need to be removed from the laptop if the problem persists.

Poor Wi-Fi Connection

A poor Wi-Fi signal is one of the most common reasons why your Asus laptop keeps disconnecting from Wi-Fi. It is because Asus laptops are programmed to catch the strongest signals and connect with them.

Outdated Windows and BIOS

The older versions of Windows and BIOS make it difficult for the laptop to connect with Wi-Fi because they function slowly and keep stalling during the working process.


Asus Laptop keeps Disconnecting from Wi-Fi


Why is my Wi-Fi disabled on my Asus laptop?

Your Wi-Fi is disabled on your Asus laptop because the wireless adapter settings are turned OFF on your laptop. You can fix this issue simply by enabling the wireless adapter on your Asus laptop.

Here’s how you can do that.

  1. Right-click the “This PC” icon on your desktop.
  2. Click the “Manage” option in the Context menu.
  3. Select “Device Manager” from the list of options available on the left-hand side of the pop-up window.
  4. Right-click the “Adapters” option and click the “Enable” option.

If it is already enabled, click the “Disable” option. Wait for thirty seconds before you enable it again. This fix will solve your issue.


Why is my Asus laptop Wi-Fi not working?

Your Asus laptop Wi-Fi may not be working because of outdated versions of the wireless adapters installed in your laptop.

You can fix this issue by uninstalling the wireless adapter and let the laptop install it back.

Follow the given steps to fix the Wi-Fi on your ASUS laptop.

  1. Right-click the “Start” button and select the “Device Manager” option.
  2. Double click the “Network Adapters” option.
  3. In the drop-down menu, right-click the “Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265” device name and click the “Uninstall Device” option.
  4. In the Uninstall window, select the “Delete the driver software for this device” check box. Click the “Uninstall” button.
  5. Once the driver uninstalls, go back to the “Network Adapters” settings and click the “Action” tab.
  6. Select the option that says “Scan for hardware changes”. This will reinstall the device driver on your Asus laptop.

If this fails to update the device driver on your laptop, you can simply download the latest version of the driver from the official website of Asus Support Centre.


How do I fix the network adapter on my Asus laptop?

You can fix the network adapter on your Asus laptop by updating it, changing the adapter settings from the device manager, or simply uninstalling and reinstalling the driver on your laptop.

You will need to solve the issue because you may encounter issues such as no Wi-Fi icon visible on your screen, Wi-Fi disconnecting, Wi-Fi connected but no internet condition and so on.

You can fix this by trying the steps given below:

  1. Update your device drivers using additional tools like DriverFix or download the latest versions to your laptop.
  2. Change the adapter settings by disabling the power saving mode and setting the scan valid time interval.
  3. Uninstall and reinstall your laptop’s device drivers by going to the “Network Adapters” settings in the “Device Manager” of your Asus laptop.


How do I stop my laptop from disconnecting from my Wi-Fi?

You can stop your laptop from disconnecting from your Wi-Fi by restarting your computer, disabling the power saver of the network adapter and changing the scanning interval. Here are a few ways of stopping your laptop from disconnecting from your Wi-Fi.

  1. Start by shutting down your laptop and turning OFF the router or modem system. Unplug the power cables from your laptop and modem. Wait for a minute and plug the cables back into your laptop and modem. Turn your router/modem ON and then restart your laptop. This will hopefully stop your laptop disconnecting from Wi-Fi.
  2. Sometimes the laptop keeps disconnecting from Wi-Fi because it turns OFF the network adapter in order to save power. To check this, press the “Windows” key and “R” key. Type “ncpa.cpl” in the “Open” field of the Run window. Press the “Enter” key. In the pop-up window, right-click the “Wireless/Wi-Fi” icon and choose “Properties”. Click the “Configure” button. In the “Power Management” tab, you will see an option to “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power”. If it is checked, click on it to disable it.
  3.  Go to the “Advanced” tab and choose “Scan Valid Interval Time” from the list of options. In the “Value” bar, click on the Up/Down buttons to set the value to 120. This will stop your laptop from disconnecting from Wi-Fi.


Asus laptop Wi-Fi not working after sleep

If your laptop Wi-Fi is not working after sleep, it may be because of a problem in the “WLAN AutoConfig” settings of your laptop. This setting in your laptop manages all the wireless networks such as WiFi and Bluetooth.

You can eliminate this issue of laptop Wi-Fi not working after sleep by following some simple steps given below.

  1. When you start your laptop after sleep, press the “Windows” key and “R” key and type “services.msc”.
  2. From the list of options that come up, click on the “WLAN AutoConfig” option. You must check to see if it’s configured to start by itself. Try restarting it.
  3. If the laptop doesn’t restart, press the “Control” “Shift”, and “Escape” keys and try to “End Task”.
  4. Once done, start the WLANSvc service provided in the service management option. This will restart your laptop’s WLAN AutoConfig service and the laptop Wi-Fi will start working after sleep.


How to fix an Asus laptop that keeps disconnecting Windows 10?

You can fix an Asus laptop with Windows 10 that keeps disconnecting by removing the wireless driver from the laptop. Here’s a step-by-step procedure to do it.

  1. Press the “Windows” key and the “X” key on your Asus laptop.
  2. Click on the “Device Manager” option from the list of options displayed in the pop-up window.
  3. Select the “Network Adapters” option to see the wireless drivers installed on your laptop.
  4. Right-click on the device and select the “Uninstall” option. In some laptops, you may need to check the option of “Delete this driver software for this device”.
  5. Once the uninstalling is done, restart your laptop. This will fix the Asus laptop with Windows 10 that keeps disconnecting.

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Ernie Lo

Ernie Lo is a qualified web designer and web developer. He works as an IT support technician and website manager at Benleigh Vending, and he also fixes vending machines.

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