Question router connection failure

Apr 13, 2019
1
0
10
0
My wifi works perfectly fine but once I commect my laptop the wifi disconnects and I can’t even connect my phone until I disconnect my laptop. This only happened after I formatted my laptop.
 
Formatting the laptop would have no effect on the modem/router and should have no effect on other devices that are connecting to the modem/router.

Now it is possible that there is an issue with your modem/router. Have you tried rebooting it? (powering it off and back on). Also, have you checked your connection? Any issues with the connection (and it dropping) can cause the problem you are having.

Also, it could be the number of devices connecting to the modem/router. There are settings within most of them that will limit how many devices can be used (you can usually turn that off and on) or even add specific devices to block.

Lastly, depending on who your carrier is, it is possible that they have blocked that device on their end. If you have done anything that could be considered against their policies, then they could have blocked that device from using the WiFi. Or if the WiFi is owned by/controlled by someone else, the same thing is possible.
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
D Laptop Tech Support 1
M Laptop Tech Support 1
N Laptop Tech Support 1
S Laptop Tech Support 1
Roshen Laptop Tech Support 4
W Laptop Tech Support 3
A Laptop Tech Support 1
A Laptop Tech Support 4
N Laptop Tech Support 1
B Laptop Tech Support 2
T Laptop Tech Support 1
R Laptop Tech Support 2
J Laptop Tech Support 1
S Laptop Tech Support 2
A Laptop Tech Support 1
jkmolddesign Laptop Tech Support 1
edlynntb Laptop Tech Support 2
W Laptop Tech Support 1
N Laptop Tech Support 1
L Laptop Tech Support 1
Similar threads
My window 10 pc can connect to my wife or my neighborhood router but why not hotspot... Earlier it get connected but that too
Laptop windows 10 wifi cant connect router,its connect mobile hots pot but cant connect any router.
Connected but internet doesn't work.
I can't connect to wifi. Wifi is turned on and my router is working as other devices are connected
Connect PC to Android via WLAN?
Laptop connected to router not getting internet, but other devices connected does
The wireless communication to internet router is not working; computer con not detect the WiFi connections
cannot connect to new router from my laptop whereas other devices in house can
Slow WiFi but only on Laptop, perfect on other devices
My HP laptop suddenly does not accept wifi connection. Xfinity checked router and everything OK> Works on my Tablet and Androi
Hi. I have an Acer netbook running Windows 7. The netbook connects to the router but i cannot connect to the internet. I have
Looking for solution to wifi lost connections due to laptop
Can I get my laptop to communicate to my bluray player through the wireless router that connects them to the internet?
Laptop connects fine with phone hotspot but won't connect with wifi from router
My laptop is not connecting to the net despite the router working.
After working for months, my laptop now connects to my router but has no internet access. At least 6 other devices in our hous
Windows 10 Wifi Connection Problems
Windows 10 PC can connect to Wifi router, but not the internet
Asus won't stay connected to wifi outside my home
Laptop not connecting to internet

ASK THE COMMUNITY