While using your Wi-Fi printer, Wi-Fi speaker or Hotspot on your Windows 10 computer, if you have encountered an error message saying “Windows can't get the network settings from the router”, then you have come to the right place to figure out the issue.
Go through the below-mentioned process that will help you to fix the issue regarding the message.
Of course, you will definitely get an error if you have typed the wrong security key or the wrong password or pin for the router. So, while inputting the credential make sure to put the right credential carefully to fix this problem.
Sometimes you just have to disable the network temporarily and then enable it back to fix the issue. This can be done in the following steps which include-
Step 1- Select the network icon by right-clicking on it on your taskbar and select the network and sharing centre option.
Step 2- Click the network connection and then click the disable button from the status box that opens.
Step 3- Enable it after a few seconds and see if it helped to fix the issue
Note- The system will start the network diagnostic troubleshoot by clicking on the diagnose button next to it.
Even if the above-mentioned solution doesn't work out, try to do a simple power cycle that can fix the issue. Shutting down the router by removing the power plug from the router and then starting it can fix the issue.
Just leave it for a minute and then plug in the power cord, finally turn it on to check whether the network issue has been solved or not.
Try to check the router with another windows device that will give you an idea if the problem is with the windows device or the router.
Check whether the device with which the router is connected supports the router or not. Ensure that you are using the correct device driver that is required for the router to perform correctly and if needed uninstall or install or update the driver software to revive the network connection.
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Step 1- Open control panel
Step 2- Go to network and sharing
Step 3- Change advanced sharing settings
Step 4- Select turn on network discovery and turn on file and printer sharing to see whether the connection has revived or not.
Run the network troubleshooting if the above-mentioned solution doesn't work out. Restart windows network troubleshooter.
Step 1- Type the network troubleshooter next to the start button in the search box.
Step 2- From the list that appears click on identify and repair network connection.
Through this process, the windows network troubleshooting process will start and it will lead you through steps to troubleshoot the connection issues.
You might need to run the following troubleshooters which include
You can try out the windows 10 network reset feature if still the network issue has not been fixed.
Contact your internet service provider or device manufacturer if still, the above-mentioned solutions don’t work out and the problem has not been solved.