Some users have reported weird behavior regarding Windows 10 and all the networks to which they would like to connect. If they connect their device via cable or Ethernet, all works fine but a Wi-Fi connection works only as long as the device is operating and has not been rebooted or hibernated. Windows 10 loses the connection to the Wi-Fi after waking up from standby or after a restart and cannot automatically reconnect again. To be able to connect and use the internet, the user is then asked to put in the same password again. The big problem here is that your Windows 10 won’t store your Wi-Fi password. In this article, we will guide you through the different methods to fix that Windows 10 won’t save the Wi-Fi password.
Fix that Windows 10 won’t save the Wi-Fi password
To fix that Windows 10 won’t save the Wi-Fi password, follow any of these procedures step by step.
Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Run in the search box and then choose the Run option as the following image is showing.
As you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.
Now type hdwwiz.cpl in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. When you click the OK button, the Device Manager screen will appear as follows.
Locate the Network adapters option. Click on it and then right click on Wireless driver. Then click the Uninstall device option as highlighted in the above image. Now restart the computer and this driver will install automatically after the computer will be restarted.
Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.
As you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings screen will appear as follows.
Click the Network & Internet option as highlighted in the above image. Then the following screen will appear.
As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Choose the Wi-Fi option from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. Then the right side will show the following options.
Click the Manage known networks option as highlighted in the above image. After that, the following screen will appear in front of you.
Click on the connected Wi-Fi. Then click the Forget button as highlighted in the above image. Restart the computer and try to again connect. This issue will be resolved.
By following any of these procedures, you will be able to fix Windows 10 won’t save the Wi-Fi password.