Fix: Windows 10 / 8 Lose Wi-Fi Connection After Sleep

November 22, 2017 updated by Admin Leave a reply »

Have you ever noticed that your Wi-Fi gets disconnected when your PC goes to sleep or standby? After waking up your PC, you may notice that the Wi-Fi icon in the system tray appears as disconnected, and you have to click it to reconnect. So if you’re experiencing the same issue on your Window 10/8 PC, here is a simple way to fix it.

How to fix the issue of Windows 10/8 losing Wi-Fi connection after sleep?

  1. Press the Windows Key + R and type devmgmt.msc in the Run dialog box to open Device Manager.

  2. In Device Manager, expand Network adapters, right-click on your wireless network adapter (e.g. Dell Wireless 1506 adapter), and then select Properties.

  3. In the Properties window, switch to Power Management tab and uncheck the option Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power. Click OK.

  4. Close Device Manager and reboot your computer to apply the change. Your Windows 10 / 8 PC should not lose Internet connection after sleep or standby.