1. anaisnin's Avatar
    I upgraded from W8 to W10. I have Acer V17. For few weeks, everything seemed to be ok... And then, one week ago, I restarted my computer, and I think I saw some actualisation being installed (I thought I turned them off, but I probably did not...). Since that moment I dont have WIFI. And I mean no WIFI at all - my network center says, there are no WIFI networks to connect to. But that is not true, because on my phone and other devices, there are WIFI networks. I tried to google the answer and tried few things, but nothing helps. In Device manager, my WIFI adapter (Qualcom Atheros) ha yesllow exclamation mark, but when i try to update the drivers, it says, they are up to date... but the exclamation mark is still there, an I have no connection. I am completely hopless, because I need WIFI for my job. I really hate the moment I decided to upgrade this system... Can anyone hlep me? Thank you.
    09-03-2015 05:09 PM
  2. stevesu's Avatar
    I ran into issues that were solved by a clean install. However if you don't want to go that route:
    However you CAN connect to the network, go grab the drivers for your machine/device combination and update to those drivers. I had a machine I had to do this to after I was troubleshooting and removed/deleted my drivers. I plugged in my laptop via network cable, searched Lenovo, found there were two possibilities, downloaded them both, tried one and it didn't work, tried the other and it hasn't had a problem since.
    09-03-2015 05:24 PM
  3. realwarder's Avatar
    Goto the Acer website and grab the drivers. Try those.

    Note also that some laptops have hardware switches to turn off Wi-Fi and when used, give the same result you are describing. Check you haven't somehow turned WiFi off either with a hardware button or control key combination. Sometimes you have Fn key with F2 etc.
    09-03-2015 05:28 PM
  4. stevesu's Avatar
    Good call! Forgot about that switch! Those things, while functional if you travel all the time, are a pain in the **** for so many people!
    09-03-2015 05:48 PM

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