Windows did not detect any networking hardware is a common and recurring issue faced by users. This is generally faced by users who have recently made some changes with their system. An incomplete system installation can also be a key factor in this problem. Here, from this article, you will get the total guidelines for solving the network hardware not detected an error.
When you are stuck with this problem, you will visit an error window with this below-containing message.
“Windows did not detect any networking hardware”
Networking issue is a very common and well-known problem faced by every user, at least once. But, Windows did not detect any networking hardware is the most devastating problem among others. The probable reasons for this problem are as follows.
Whatever, be the cause, you need to resolve it sooner to use the WiFi and Ethernet connection in your device. The methods for repairing this unnoticeable glitch are explained in this below section of this article. So, let us now get into the details of “how to solve network hardware not detected” problem.
If you are facing this error message while trying to connect to the internet in your device, then don’t be afraid. This is an error which can be solved with these below-explaining methods.
In some cases, it is seen that at the time of updating your Windows, some of the system drivers get lagging behind. If this is the case where you are not able to access the internet connection, then go for this solving steps to fix the issue.
Use a different device to download the latest version of the Network drivers from the manufacturer’s website. To do this, you need to use a better internet connection in the other device. Next, download the updated version of the network drivers which supports your system requirements from the manufacturer’s website on another PC. As you get the updated version of the network drivers, copy or cut it to an external storage device and then connect the storage device with your PC. Next, paste these drivers on to your system drive (C\). After that, by following the ongoing installation instruction, install the drivers on your system.
As the updated network drivers get installed, now you will be able to access the internet in your system.
If you are able to access the internet with the other network connection except yours, then you can go for this below solving method to learn the steps to fix this problem.
You need to use these above methods if your system is not connecting with the internet. However, if your system can be able to use a different internet connection but not a specific one, you need to perform the updating task of the not detectable hardware drivers. And the process for doing this is explained below.
To begin with, at first, open the Run command box. Tap and hold the Windows key along with the letter R, this is the process to open the Run bar. Then use the Backspace key, if any command is already written on the Run bar to clean. Now on this empty Run bar type “devmgmt.msc” and tap on the Enter button. Now, you will get the Device Manager window open on your screen.
Further, scroll down this Device Manager window, until you get the “Network Adapters” section. After going to this Network Adapters section, click on it to expand. Right click on your Wireless hardware from this Network Adapters expanding options. On doing this, a menu list will open, select on “Update driver”. After clicking on the ‘Update driver’ a window will appear, asking you “How do you want to search for drivers?”. It is better to click on the first option among the others and then proceed with it. This first option is “Select automatically for updated driver software”.
This process will take a lot of time to complete. So, keep patience until this gets over. And as the updated drivers get installed, restart your system. Hope, after doing this process, you can use the internet hardware on your computer. And if you are facing any issue in performing this process, then proceed to this below method.
If these above methods do not work in solving the “Windows does not detect any networking hardware” glitch, then try this below-explaining process which may work better for you in solving this error.
At first, open the Run command box, by pressing both the Windows and the letter R key at the same time. Then clear the Run bar space using the Backspace key, if any command is already written on it. Then on this empty Run bar type “devmgmt.msc” command and hit the Enter button. On doing this process, you will see the Device Manager window will open on your screen. Then from this window get the “Network Adapters” section and hit on it. On doing this, you will get this “Network Adapters” expanding menu. Now, from this expanding menu list right-click on your network drivers. After that, click on Uninstall. After uninstalling your network drivers run the restarting system process.
Further, as your system turns on, you will see that the Network drivers get installed automatically. After doing this process, try to use your network hardware, to check if the problem gets solved.
If this problem starts, you may upgrade your Windows Operating System to the latest version. Then you can go for the foremost solving method of this article. But if that process fails in solving this error, then revert your system back to the previous version to work with the networking hardware.
All these are the methods to solve Windows does not detect any networking hardware problem. Hope, by studying this article, you can be able to solve this problem on your own.