Is your Windows 10 computer showing the ‘Limited access Wi-Fi’ message? Probably there might be a network error due to the obsolete drivers installed on your computer. If you wish to fix this Wifi limited access Windows 10 error, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps.

Wifi limited access Windows 10

Solution 1: Run the Windows Networking troubleshooter

  • On your Windows 10 computer, click the Start button available at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  • Type ‘troubleshoot’ in the search panel and hit the Enter key.
  • From the search result, give a double-click on the Troubleshoot tab.
  • Select the Network Adapter option and click the Run the troubleshooter button.
  • Run the network troubleshooter and repair the Wifi limited access Windows 10 issues with the help of the on-screen prompts.

Solution 2: Update the device drivers

  • First, click the Start menu and type ‘device manager’ in the search panel.
  • Press the Enter key and give a double-click on the Device Manager tab from the search result.
  • In the Device Manager window, navigate to the left-side panel and expand the device drivers one by one.
  • Right-click on the driver and click the Update driver software button.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts and automatically update the driver.
  • Once you have updated the drivers, restart your computer and check if the error has been resolved.

Solution 3: Assign the IP address manually 

  • Connect your computer to a network first.
  • Next, click the Network icon located at the system tray and select your network from the pop-up menu.
  • Click on the Change adapter options link in the Related settings section.
  • Give a right-click on the network adapter and select Properties.
  • Under This connection uses the following items, select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option and click the Properties button.
  • Click on the Use the following IP address radio button and fill the IP address, Subnet Mask, and Default gateway fields.
  • After entering the IP address in the necessary fields, click the OK button.
  • This will fix the Wi-Fi limited connection error on your Windows 10 computer.

Solution 4: Resetting the TCP connection

  • On your Windows 10 computer, give a right-click on the Start menu and select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • In the Command Prompt window, type netsh int tcp set heuristics disabled and press the Enter key.
  • Type netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled and press Enter.
  • Type netsh int tcp set global rss=enabled and hit Enter.
  • Next, enter netsh int tcp show global and press Enter to verify the previous functions.
  • This will fix the Wifi limited access Windows 10 error.