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Why does my wifi connection lose internet access when I try to add a printer?

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I have windows 10 on a lenovo laptop. I'm connected to the internet via a linksys router. I don't have a printer, but I accidentally clicked "add a printer" in the "devices and printers" window. After searching for a bit, nothing was found, as expected. Interestingly, though, my wifi connection dropped. I thought it was odd so I reconnected, tried again, and the same thing happened. The same thing happens if I click "add a device" in "devices and printers" window. Has this happened to anyone else?