Fix “No Internet, Secured” WiFi Error in Windows 11

No Internet, Secured

In this advanced world, like other necessary things, the internet has also become a basic part of life. Without an internet facility, work seems useless because the internet helps a person to make his task or assignment more unique. The Internet makes life easier (either used on Windows 11 or devices) because of the merits that it provides to a person like access to the location to reach your destination, search anything as per your choice (either merits/demerits of anything, fixes of any object, cooking, wallpapers & so on). However, sometimes there occurs an error ‘No Internet, Secured’ on a Windows 11’s PC. Well, this kind of error creates interruptions between a person and a device. 

Moreover, it is not very common to encounter WiFi not working issues on Windows 11. Well, many users faced the “No Internet, Secured” error out of the blue when they are connected to their already saved connections. As there are a number of reasons to face this issue on a PC but before moving ahead. You should what it is and how does it occur is definitely worth your time.

What is meant by ‘No Internet, Secured’ error?

Primarily, this error ‘No Internet, Secured’ occurs on a Windows 11’s PC. However, when you entered the correct password to get connected to the WiFi network but the system is unable to make a connection with the Internet.

There can be a number of reasons that can cause this particular error on your PC, for new users, improper network configuration on your Windows 11 can cause this error. An out-of-date driver can also present this error. In the case of making use of a laptop computer, Power Management settings can also be the main reason behind this issue.

Luckily, if an issue is software-based, you can be able to pinpoint and fix this easily and get back on the grid in a swish. Nonetheless, there are a number of things that cause this issue. So, you should try out one of the solutions listed below in this guide. Without wasting a time, let’s go ahead!

Update your Network Drivers

You need to update your drivers which can resolve this network not working issue. However, if they are not recently updated so, you can be able to fix the issue just by following the simple steps given below:

  1. Open the Start Menu and search out Device Manager on a search bar and click it
  2. Next, locate and double-click on the ‘Network adapters’ option to expand it. When expanded, search out the WiFi component from a given list and double-click it to open its properties. Hence, this will open a separate window on a screen.
  3. Click a tab ‘Driver’ present on a WiFi properties window. Now, locate and click the ‘Update Driver’ button to continue. Hence, this will open a separate window on a screen.
  4. From the ‘Update Driver’ window click the ‘Automatically update drivers’ if you are interested to let Windows find out & download drivers from its servers. Otherwise, if you already have the latest driver available, click the ‘Browse driver’ option to browse the driver file (via File Explorer browser).

Moreover, if an out-of-date driver is a reason behind the issue then, it should be resolved when the drive is updated. If it doesn’t work then, try out the next solution. 

Run the Troubleshooter

If updating your network drivers does not fix the error then, running the troubleshooter for Internet connections and network adapters will surely help you to fix the improper configuration or any other problems along with it. Simply, follow the simple steps:

To run the troubleshooter

  1. Open the Start Menu, click on the ‘Settings’ app either from the ‘Pinned apps’ section or search it on a search bar
  2. From the left sidebar on the Settings window, make sure you selected a ‘System’ option to continue.
  3. Scroll down and search out the ‘Troubleshoot’ tile to proceed.
  4. Then, click the ‘Other troubleshooters’ tile.
  5. Under the ‘Most frequent’ option, locate and click the ‘Run’ placed at the right side of the ‘Internet Connections’ tile. Hence, this will open a separate window on a screen.
  6. From the troubleshooter window, click the ‘Troubleshoot my connection to the Internet’ option to let the Windows detect issues on a Windows PC. When detected, Windows will resolve the issues by itself. Well, if Windows can’t fix the issues, it will report the problem on the same window to take suitable action.

Also, there is a possibility that the ‘Internet Connections’ troubleshooter can’t resolve your issue and at the same time can’t report any possible fixes. In that case, you should run the Network Adapter troubleshooter and follow the simple steps:

To run the Network Adapter troubleshooter

  1. From the ‘Other troubleshooter’ option locate the ‘Network Adapter’ tile and click the ‘Run’ button present on the right side of the tile. Hence, this will open a separate window on a screen.
  2. From the troubleshooter window, click the ‘WiFi’ option and then, choose the ‘Next’ option to run the troubleshooter for a WiFi adapter. When detected, Windows will report the problem on the same window.

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3. Disable IPv6 Option From Adapter Settings

If the troubleshooter option fails to solve this issue? Then disabling the IPv6 option from the adapter settings will surely help you to resolve this issue. So, follow the simple steps given below:

  1. Open the Start Menu and click the Settings tile either from the ‘Pinned apps’ section or by searching it on a search bar.
  2. From the Settings page list of options,  search out the ‘Network & internet’ tab and click it
  3. Now, scroll down and locate the ‘Advanced network settings’ tile and click it to continue.
  4. Scroll down and locate the ‘Related settings’ option and click the ‘More network adapter options’ tile under it to continue. Hence, this will open a separate window on a screen.
  5. Locate and right-click the ‘Wi-Fi’ option then, select the ‘Properties’ option from the context menu. Hence, this will open a separate window on a screen.
  6. From the ‘Wi-Fi Properties’ window, scroll down and locate the ‘Internet Protocol Version (TCP/IPv6)’. Then, click the preceding checkbox to uncheck it. When unchecked, click the ‘OK’ option to close the window.

However, if it works that great, and if not then, try out the next solution. 

4. Change Power Management Settings

If you are using a laptop computer then, your ‘Power Management’ settings can disable your WiFi network to save battery consumption. Although useful when you don’t need the Internet but absolutely not considered ideal if it disrupts the workflow.

  1. Open the Start Menu and type Control Panel on a search bar. Click it to open it.
  2. Locate and click the ‘Power Options’ tile from the list of options that appear
  3. Locate your currently selected power plan (shown by the blue radio button preceding the option) then, click the ‘Change plan settings’ located on the right side of the individual plan.
  4. Now, click the ‘Change advanced power settings’ option hence, this will open a separate window on a screen.
  5. Then, from the ‘Power Options’ window, search the ‘Wireless adapter settings’ and double-click the option to expand it.
  6. Double-click on the ‘Power Saving Mode’ section to expand. Now, click the ‘On battery’ option > then, select the ‘Maximum Performance’ option from a list.

Well, repeat the process for the ‘Plugged in’ option as well to make sure that the network adapter doesn’t go on sleep mode. When done, click the ‘Apply’ option to save the settings. Then, click the ‘OK’ option to close the window.

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