Sometimes can't connect to WiFi

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Hello,

can someone tell me why laptops sometimes turn on Wifi but fail to search a near device and connect it???


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Hello, there are several possible reasons for a WiFi connection that sometimes doesn't connect straight away. It may be from the following:

On your side
  • Microwave interference
  • Too many people on the network
  • Too many people physically in the room + too many objects obstructing the signal
  • Your location in relation to the router
  • A low quality router
  • Router overheating
  • Router poorly positioned
  • Router cables bent, undertension.


It could also be from your Internet Service Provider...

Try making sure any of the things that are under your control are in order before looking at your ISP (because they will just ask you to make sure everything is working properly on your side first).

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I had the very same problem a few years ago. And it turned out that I simply needed a new router because my old one broke. That's all.