We connect to various networks on our PC to browse the internet. Using Wi-Fi connections, we do our work, update our PC, and browse the internet. These all are managed by Network drivers on your Windows PC. If the signal of a Wi-Fi connection is weak, the Wi-Fi gets disconnected automatically or you get internet on and off. Some users see None of the networks previously connected to are in range error when they run a Network Troubleshooter on Windows 11/10. In this guide, we show you different ways to fix it.
None of the networks previously connected to are in range
If you see None of the networks previously connected to are in range error, when you run a Network Troubleshooter on Windows 11/10 you can use the following fixes to resolve it.
- Restart your router
- Restart Wi-Fi on your PC
- Get a Wi-Fi Extender
- Forget all networks on your PC and reconnect a network
- Update Network drivers
- Set Roaming Aggressiveness to High in Device Manager
- Update router firmware
Let’s get into the details of each method and fix the issue.
1] Restart your router
The first and foremost thing we can do when we cannot connect to a network is to restart our router. Do restart your router and see if it changes anything on your PC with the error. If there is no change follow the below methods.
2] Restart Wi-Fi on your PC
Turn off and turn on the Wi-Fi on your PC. When you turn it back on, it will automatically connect to the strongest Wi-Fi network available among the connected networks. To turn off and turn on the Wi-Fi, click on the System tray icons and click on the Wi-Fi button. It will turn off. Again, click on it to turn it back on.
3] Get a Wi-Fi Extender
The error might also have caused due to the weak signals from your router that is far away from your PC. You need to install the router near your PC or get a Wi-Fi extender that can carry Wi-Fi signals to a longer distance than the existing router. This makes it easy for your PC to connect with the network with strong signals easily.
4] Forget all networks on your PC and reconnect a network
Sometimes for no reason, we face issues with Wi-Fi on our PC. It is fixed just by forgetting the network and reconnecting it using the security key or password. To forget a network on your PC, click on the System tray icons and click on the arrow button on the Wi-Fi. You will see the list of networks available in the area of your PC. Right-click on the networks you are having issues with and select Forget. Then, connect to a network that is strong with its password.
5] Update Network drivers
The issue might also be caused by corrupt or faulty network drivers. To eliminate the possibility as such, you need to update the Network drivers. Windows Update is probably the most efficient way to update Network drivers. The best thing is that you can download such updates manually. To update Network drivers in Windows 11 using Windows Updates, follow these steps:
- Press Win+I to open Windows Settings.
- Go to the Windows Update tab on the left side.
- Click on the Advanced options.
- Click the Options updates menu under Additional options.
- Expand the Drivers updates section.
- Tick the checkbox and click the Download & install button.
It will start downloading and installing the update automatically.
6] Set Roaming Aggressiveness to High in Device Manager
Roaming Aggressiveness refers to the rate at which your system looks for an access point or a Wi-Fi with a stronger signal. If you set the Roaming Aggressiveness to High, there are chances that it might fix the error as it always is on the lookout for a stronger signal.
To set Roaming Aggressiveness to high,
- Click on the Start menu and search for Device Manager
- Open the Device Manager and expand the Network drivers
- Then, double-click on the Wireless network driver as per your device
- Select Advanced tab
- In the Property section, find Roaming Aggressiveness and select it
- Then, set its value to Highest and click OK
7] Update router firmware
If none of the above methods, work you need to update the router firmware as it is the only possibility for the error. You can download the firmware from your router manufacturer’s website and update the router firmware.
These are the different methods you can use to fix when you see None of the networks previously connected to are in range error.
Related read: Fix Wi-Fi Networks not showing up on Windows 11
Why is my Wi-Fi showing not in range?
If your Wi-Fi is not showing in your range, you probably need to restart your router or change its position to the devices you connect. You can also get a Wi-Fi extender to extend the Wi-Fi signals based on the range you choose.
How to fix none of the networks you have previously connected to are in range?
None of the networks you have previously connected to are in range error is seen when you do not have a network with a strong signal. It can also be seen if your Wireless network drivers are corrupted or outdated. You can follow the above methods that eliminate the possibilities of the issue one by one to fix it.
Related read: Windows could not find a driver for your Network Adapter.