The number of internet users is increasing day by day. Internet drop is the most common problem experienced by internet users. Frequent internet connection drop is more frustrating when you are doing important work. Contacting your internet service provider or the technical expert to fix the connection issue might take a couple of hours. This article contains a set of solutions that assist users to troubleshoot the frequent internet drop problem. this post is similar may also help you fix hp laptop won’t connect to wifi.
Fix random internet drop issue
- Restart or Power cycle all the devices:
Business users or students typically use their devices ad internet for long hours for doing their work. Heavy use often causes overheating and causes software, network problems. Almost all the network, hardware, and software problems get resolved by power cycle of the device.
Users can turn off their desktop/laptop, mobile, router, and modem and wait for at least 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, switch on it in the order like modem, router, desktop, or laptop and mobile.
Check the network connection
User should check their internet connection and make sure that they are connected to the right network. In some cases, the user gets connected with the nearby unsecured wireless network with the same SSID and might experience the random internet connection drop issue.
The user needs to check that Ethernet cable that is used for connection not damaged and replace if it is damaged. Damage cable is unable to provide a steady internet connection, and the user might face internet connection drop problems.
Users can also change the position of the router or modem to get a better result. Placing the computer system and router closer provides a better and steady internet connection.
after the settings check please perform a speedtest for your internet
check for other radio signal interference:
Users can face random internet drop issues if their Wi-Fi signal conflicts with another nearby radio signal. User can change their wireless signal to channel 9 or higher than that to fix the issue. Users should refer their router user’s manual for changing their wireless signal.
Run network troubleshooter
An operating system is having a built-in network troubleshooter which automatically detects and resolves the network problem. Running windows network troubleshooter might help users to fix internet connection drop. Users can follow the steps given below to run the network troubleshooter on their windows 10 system.
- Launch the setting application and click on the ‘Update and Security’ option. Users can also press the Windows key + I to open the Settings app.
Go to Troubleshoot-> Network Adapter and click on the button named ‘Run the troubleshooter’.
- Users can follow the on-screen instructions on the troubleshooting window and complete the process.
- Restart the system.
- Check system for internet connection drop error.
change security settings
For better security, the wireless connection can be secured with the password. There are 2-3 types of encryptions or security settings supported by the routers. On some routers, the users who are using WPA-PSK encryption for network security need to authenticate their routers after a particular time interval. As a result, users are suffering from the issue of frequent internet drop. It is not possible to disable it however; the user can increase the timer or make use of another encryption type for securing the network.
Restore your router to factory setting
Incorrect router’s configuration can be one of the reasons for the frequent internet drop. Users can reset the router to solve the problem. For resetting the router, the user requires to open the router admin control panel and get login with their router credentials. After accessing the admin panel, search for the router reset option and reset the router to factory settings. if the router internet is slow then it may also solve that problem.
Disable RunSwUSB service
The wireless users face internet connection drop due to driver conflicts. The system is switching from one driver to other drivers and the user might face internet drop. Disabling RunSwUSB service might solve the problem. User should follow given steps to disable RunSwUSB service.
- Press the Windows key+ R keys from the keyboard to open the run window.
- Type services.msc in the textbox and hit enter button.
- Look for ‘RunSwUSB’ service and double click on it to open its properties.
- In the properties window, set the startup type as disabled. Click on the stop button to stop service if it is running on the system.
- Click on apply and open button respectively to save the settings.
Update the network adapter software
The usage of outdated network adapter software and drivers is the major reason behind internet connection drop. The best way to resolve the internet drop problem is to check for the latest version of network adapter software and update it to the most recent version. The user needs to visit the system’s manufacturer’s site and check for the latest network adapter software. Users should also update the device drivers of connected network devices by visiting respective sites. Several third-party applications are available in the market which automatically checks and updates the device drivers of the system and the connected devices to the system.
Change the power settings of the system
In some cases, the power setting of the system turns off the network card to save power. Due to this user might get internet drop problem. Changing certain power settings can resolve this problem. Here are the steps which user needs to execute to fix the internet connection drop.
- Open the Run box by pressing windows key+ R from the keyboard.
- Type ‘devmgmt.msc’ and press enter to open the device manager window.
- Click on the ‘Network adapters’ from the list.
- Right-click on your network card and go with the properties option from the context menu.
- Go to the power management tab. Uncheck the checkbox with the name like Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
- Click on the ok button to save the settings. Restart the system and check for internet drop error.
All these troubleshooting solutions will help users in resolving frequent internet drop. Users can get in touch with their ISP or service center for fixing the internet drop problem.
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