If you have recently upgraded your to you might have noticed that the Windows is not remembering your Wi-Fi password and asking you to enter it every time you connect. Windows clears the stored password every time you connect.


Windows 10 not remembering wireless network password

Method 1 of 2

Forget the Wi-Fi network and connect again

Step 1: Click on the wireless icon in the system tray top open a layout which displays all the networks available. Then click Network settings to open Wi-Fi settings.


Step 2: Click on Manage known networks to view all previously connected connections.


Step 3: Click on the network that the Windows is not remembering password for and then click Forget button.


Step 4: Now click on the same network by clicking on the wireless icon in the taskbar. Enter the password and press enter.

Step 5: Now restart your PC and try connecting to the network, Windows 10 should now connect without any problem.

Method 2 of 2

Reset the Wi-Fi adapter

NOTE: It is recommended that you create a manual restore point before following the given instructions. It is also recommended that you install or reinstall the drivers if Windows 10 fails to detect wireless networks after resetting the Wi-Fi.

Step 1: In the search bar in start enter “Devmgmt.msc” and then press enter to open Device Manager.


Step 2: Enter Network Adapters, right-click on your wireless adapters, click uninstall and then OK.


Step 3: Restart your PC.

Step 4: Now connect your Wi-Fi using the standard method and this time you’ll have to enter the password.

NOTE: If Wi-Fi is not working, use the previously created restore point to restore PC to an earlier date/time. If Wi-Fi is not working, install the downloaded wireless device driver.

Step 5: After the reboot the Windows should not ask for the password for the networks previously connected.


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