Fix No Internet, Secured Error on Wi-Fi in Windows 10


In windows 10, Users may encounter various problems with Wi-Fi. Particularly, Internet connection issue has become very common. In this article, You will know about some ways to fix “No Internet, secured” error on wifi of windows 10.

Many users may notice several problems after upgrading to Windows 10 or after anniversary or creators update. No internet connection in Wi-Fi is one of the major issues. Sometimes, You may notice that you are connected to the Wi-Fi, But it is saying there is no internet connection or limited connection etc. Other devices on the same Wi-Fi zone is working fine. The only problem is with your PC. It is happening after upgrading to windows 10 or after installing any major updates. This is a very common problem. I’ve also faced it. But, I was lucky enough to resolve this problem.

No internet problem wifi windows 10

Reasons Behind No Internet, Secured or Limited Connection Problem in Wi-Fi:

It is hard to mention any particular reasons which cause this type of wifi issues in windows 10. However, There are many reasons. But most commons are –

  • Incorrectly configured Wi-Fi router.
  • Windows registry error.
  • Misconfigured network settings.
  • Antivirus or firewall.
  • Corrupted system files.

How to Fix No Internet, Secured Problem on Wi-Fi in Windows 10:

Fortunately, I found several solutions to fix this problem. You can try them to get rid of no internet connection issue on wifi. However, Before following these methods, i recommend you to change your DNS addresses to see if it fixes no internet, secured on wifi in windows 10. Anyway, Here are the troubleshooting methods you will have to follow.

Method 1: Try Network Reset

It helps to fix no internet issue on wi-fi in windows 10, if it starts occurring after upgrading to windows 10 or after installing a major update. To reset network, follow these instructions.

  • First of all, Click on Start and choose gear icon to open Settings.
  • Now, Navigate to Network & InternetStatus.
  • Then, Scroll down and find Network Reset and click on it.
  • Click on Reset Now. It will restart your computer and reinstall all network components and adapters.

In most cases, It fixes common internet connection issues in windows 10. So, It also may help you with your problem.

Method 2: Temporarily Disable Firewall or Antivirus

Sometimes, Your antivirus or firewall may interrupt internet connection. In that case, Disabling them may fix this no internet, secured error. If you think your antivirus or firewall is blocking the connection, You can do it.

Method 3: Tweak WiFi Bandwidth Setting

According to a few people, Tweaking wifi bandwidth frequency in windows 10 may fix no internet, secured issue. You may try it and see if it helps. Here are relevant instructions:

  • At first, Press Win + R from the keyboard.
  • Now, Type ncpa.cpl and press Enter. It will launch Network Connection window.
  • However, You should see a list of network adapters and connections there. Just right click on the active wifi connection and choose Properties.
  • Then, Click on Configure.
  • Now, Go to Advanced tab.

setting wi-fi bandwidth capability windows

  • From property, find an option something like Bandwidth or Bandwidth Capability.
  • Then, Set it to 11b/g:20MHz. If it is already set to this one, Try to set it to 11b/g:20/40MHz.
  • Now, Save this setting.

If you are lucky, It may solve no internet, secured on Wi-Fi in Windows 10.

Method 4: Re-Enable Wireless Network Drivers

It is a very common method to fix limited wifi connection problem. You can do it from your windows device manager. To do it –

  • At first, Open RUN by press Windows Key + R.
  • Then, Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter to open windows device manager.
  • Now, Expand Network Adapters and Right click on the network / wireless drivers.
  • Then, Click on Disable.
  • Do the reverse things to re-enable these drivers.
  • It should work.

Method 5: Several Commands to Fix No Internet / Limited Connection on WiFi in Windows

In several tech blogs like The Windows Club, I found several commands that may help to fix the similar problems. See, How you have to run these commands –

  • First of all, Open start menu and type cmd. You should see Command Prompt. Just right click on it and choose Run as administrator.
  • Then, Try these commands.

At first, Run this command-

netsh int tcp set heuristics disabled

Then this one-

netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled

And at last, This one-

netsh int tcp set global rss=enabled
  • Now, Restart your computer. It should fix the problem. If it doesn’t help, Run the following command.
sc config licensemanager type=own
  • Again, Restart your PC. It should fix no internet, secured in windows 10.

Method 6: Update or Rollback or Reinstall Wireless Driver to Fix No Internet Connection

After updating to windows 10, You may face driver incompatibility issues. So, You should check your wireless and network drivers. Keep them up to date. To do it –

  • First of all, Open Windows Device Manager.
  • From there, Expand Network adapters. Right click on wireless driver and chose Update driver software.
  • Then, Choose Search automatically for updated driver software and follow the instructions.
  • If you see your driver is already up to date, You can try to rollback it to the previous version. It also may help you to get rid of no internet problem in wifi. To do it, Double click on the Wireless adapter and click on Driver. Then click on Roll Back Driver and follow the instructions.

If above tricks don’t work, Uninstall the Wireless Network adapter from device manager. To do it, Just right click on the driver and choose uninstall and follow instructions. Now, Restart your computer. Windows will install the latest driver automatically. If it doesn’t happen, Install it manually. I hope it will fix no internet error in wifi of windows 10.

Method 7: Use Network Troubleshooter

Windows has built in troubleshooter. It can fix many known issues. So, You can run network troubleshooter to fix no internet connection problem. Follow these instructions:

  • At first, Open Start Menu and type Network Troubleshooter. Then select Identify and repair network problems.
  • Follow the instructions. It will automatically detect the problem and fix it.

Method 8: Reset Connections

This is another method to get rid of the issue. According to some users, This is very much helpful to troubleshoot wifi no internet issues in windows 10 or 8.1. You can reset network connections and flush DNS. It may help, if everything goes through right way.

Method 9: Run netcfg –d Command

This is the method that worked for me. According to Microsoft –

This command can help solve connection problems you might have after upgrading from a previous version of Windows toWindows 10, as well as fix problems where you can connect to the Internet, but not to shared network drives. It removes any network adapters you have installed and the settings for them. After you restart your PC, any network adapters are reinstalled and the settings for them are set to the defaults.

To run this command –

  • First of all, Open Command Prompt as administrator like before.
  • Now, Type netcfg –d and press Enter.
  • You may get an error, But don’t worry. When you see the message Press Any Key to Continue, Hit any of the buttons on the keyboard. After that computer should restart itself automatically. If it says unable to restart, You have to do it manually.
  • After restarting your PC, You should not see any No internet connection related errors in Wi-Fi or Ethernet.

Method 10: Modify Power Management Settings for Wi-Fi Connection

Sometimes, You may experience that your Wi-Fi is showing no internet connection problem after a long time inactivity or just wake up from sleep stage. Probably, Your power management settings are the reason behind this problem. In that case, You can do these things –

  • Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.
  • Click on Change Adapter Settings and then double click on your Wi-Fi connection.
  • Click on Properties and then click on Configure.
  • Then click on Power Management tab.
  • Uncheck Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.

wifi adapter power management

  • Then, Click on OK and Apply.
  • Now, Restart your PC and see the problem has gone away.

Alternative Methods to Fix No Internet Connection / Limited Connection in Wi-Fi Problem:

I hope you will get the problem fixed by these methods given above. Unfortunately, These may not work. In that case, You can open PC in clean boot mode. Then, Try to connect to Wi-Fi and see if the problem becomes solved. However, If you still face the no internet connection problem, I would like to suggest you repair corrupted system files.

If nothing works, Reset or refresh windows. Or you can do clean windows installation. But, Before that, i recommend you to search on google to find more solutions regarding this problem.