Fix Windows did not Detect any Networking Hardware

Fix Windows did not Detect any Networking Hardware

August 20, 2019 By Xtremerain Editorial Team

    Internet connectivity problem is pretty common. Sometimes, Windows users may see a message “Windows did not detect any networking hardware” while setting up a connection. It’s pretty annoying. But, You can get rid of it quickly.

    Screenshot Windows did not Detect any Networking Hardware

    How to Fix Windows did not Detect any Networking Hardware

    This problem occurs due to hardware or driver incompatibility with the current version of Windows. Sometimes, It may happen due to the damaged network adapter. However, Here are some solutions that can help you to fix windows has not detected any network hardware issue.

    Solution 1: Update Network Drivers

    When you upgrade windows to a new build, older drivers installed on your PC may not work correctly. But, If you update all the drivers, you will not face such problem again. Read: How to Update Drivers and follow the method three from that article if you are not able to connect to the internet. It should fix windows did not detect networking hardware problem.

    However, You can use Driver Booster to update drivers. It also fixes faulty driver problems. But, It requires the internet connection to work.

    Solution 2: Re-Install Network Driver

    If the first method fails, you can reinstall the network driver. It may fix the problem. To do it, follow these instructions:

    • At first, Open RUN by pressing on Win + R on the keyboard.
    • Then, Type devmgmt.msc and hit enter to open Windows Device Manager.
    • The device manager will show a list of drivers. From there, Expand network adapters and right click on the network drivers.
    • Then, Choose Uninstall Device.
    • After uninstalling, restart your PC.

    Your PC will automatically install the network driver. It will also fix the problem so that it can detect network hardware.

    If restarting doesn’t install the driver, you can download the driver from manufacturer’s website and install it manually on your PC. I hope it will fix the problem.

    Solution 3: Restore Windows

    If you start facing this problem after upgrading windows to a new build like creators update, you can follow this method. You should restore windows to the previous state. You also can uninstall the latest windows update. It may fix windows did not detect any networking hardware.

    Have you fixed this problem? Let us know which method has worked for you.