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How to fix No internet secured WIFI Network error windows 11 /10

Laptop WiFi is connected but it says ‘No Internet, secured” and prevents access to webpages on Windows 11. This error usually means Laptop is connected to WiFi network but there is an issue with the connectivity, due to which it has No internet access. The most common cause of this error could be because of an invalid IP configuration or something changed in network configuration settings. Again Network Driver or Hardware Glitches or incorrect DNS configurations also cause No Internet Secured Windows 10. whatever the reason, Here is how to fix WiFi No Internet secured error and restore Internet access on Windows 11.

No Internet, Secured Windows 11

The “No Internet, Secured” error on Windows 11 indicates a situation where your Laptop establishes a secure connection to a Wi-Fi network but is unable to access the Internet due to potential issues with IP address assignment, DNS misconfiguration, or network driver/hardware problems.

Let’s first connect your smartphone or other devices to the same WiFi network and check if the internet working. If the answer is yes it confirms there is a problem with IP or network configuration, or network adapter driver that need to be fixed.

Note – If even the internet not working on your smartphone, you need to reboot the Wifi router and connect ISP (Internet service provider) for help.

Forget and Reconnect WiFi network

Forgetting the network clears any cached or corrupted settings related to that specific network. This can eliminate potential conflicts that might be causing the “No Internet, Secured” error.

  • Click on the Wifi icon in the taskbar,
  • Select the WiFi network name, Right click on it select Forget
  • This removes the network’s saved settings from your Laptop.

forget WIFI network windows 11

Now again click on Wifi icon, select the WiFi network name and click connect, Enter the required credentials to proceed.

Reconnecting to the network from scratch ensures that your computer establishes a fresh connection with the router. This can help overcome any temporary communication glitches that might be hindering internet access.

In addition, check the WiFi signal strength, or if possible take the laptop close to WiFi router and check if the internet is accessible.

Restart Your Router and Laptop

Restarting both your router and computer can help clear temporary network glitches and refresh the network connections. This action allows your router to re-establish proper communication with your Windows 11 device, potentially resolving any connection issues Including wifi no internet, secured on Windows 10.

  • Power off your router by unplugging it from the power source.
  • Turn off your Windows 11 Laptop.
  • Wait for a few minutes (about 2-3 minutes).
  • Plug in your router and wait for it to fully restart.
  • Turn on your Laptop and check if the error is resolved.

Run Internet Troubleshooter

Windows 11 comes with built-in troubleshooters that is designed to automatically detect and fix common problems. Let’s run the Internet troubleshooter and Network troubleshooter, allow Windows automatically fix and restore internet access on your Laptop.

  • Press Windows key + X and select Settings from the quick menu,
  • Go to the system then Troubleshoot and click on Other troubleshooters,
  • This will display list of available troubleshooters, click Run next to internet connections and follow on-screen instructions.

Internet troubleshooter

  • In addition, scroll down to Network adapter and click Run next to it, Select the WiFi option and follow on screen instructions.

Network Adapter troubleshooter

It scans and diagnoses issues with network settings, adapters, and configurations, making it an effective tool for resolving connectivity problems.

Reset TCP/IP configuration

IP address conflicts can disrupt network connectivity. Releasing and renewing your IP address through the terminal helps ensure that your computer gets a valid and unique IP address, eliminating conflicts and improving network communication.

Open the command prompt with administrative privilege and run the following command one by one.

netsh winsock reset
netsh int ipv4 reset
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns

Winsock reset

Now type Exit to close the command prompt And Restart Windows check Internet started working.

Reset Network Settings

Resetting network settings revert all network-related configurations to their default state. This can help eliminate any misconfigurations or settings that might be causing the “No Internet, Secured” error. After the reset, your computer will rebuild the network settings from scratch.

  • Open Settings by pressing the Windows key + I.
  • Go to “Network & Internet” then Advanced network settings

Advanced network settings

  • Under the More settings section Select “Network reset” option

Network reset option

  • Click the “Reset now” button next to Network reset and Yes when it prompt for confirmation.

Reset Network Settings windows 11

After the reset is complete, reboot your PC and check if this helps no internet, secured error on Windows 10.

Change DNS Settings

Incorrect DNS settings can prevent your computer from translating web addresses into IP addresses, resulting in the inability to access websites. In most case your device use whatever DNS server your ISP provides. But switching it to Google DNS helps most users fix wifi no internet secured error on Windows 10 /11.


  • Press Windows + R, type ncpa.cpl and ok to open the network connections window.
  • Right-click on Active network Adapter ( Ethernet/WiFi ) and select properties.
  • Double-click on Internet protocol version 4 ( TCP/IPv4 ) to get its properties.
  • In the General tab, click the Use the following DNS server addresses option
  • Set preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server

Change DNS address help fix No internet secured error

Tick mark on validate settings upon exit and ok to make save changes. Now restart Windows and check the Internet connection back to the normal working state.

Disable IPv6

In some cases, IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) can cause compatibility issues with certain networks. Disabling IPv6 temporarily can help troubleshoot whether it’s contributing to the “No Internet, Secured” error.

  1. Press the Windows key + R, type ncpa.cpl and click ok
  2. Right-click on your connected network and select “Properties.”
  3. Uncheck “Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6)” and click OK to save the changes.

Disable IPv6 to fix No internet secured error

Update Network Adapter driver

Outdated or corrupted network drivers can lead to connectivity issues. Updating the network adapter driver ensures that your computer can effectively communicate with the network hardware and establish a stable connection.

  1. Right-click the Start button and select “Device Manager.”
  2. Expand the “Network adapters” section.
  3. Right-click on your network adapter and select “Update driver.”
  4. Choose “Search automatically for updated driver software” and let Windows search for and install any available updates.

Update network driver to fix No internet secured error

In addition, you can visit the device manufacturer’s site to downlaod and install the latest network adapter driver for Windows 11.

Disable VPN (If connected)

Also Disabling a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can potentially resolve the “No Internet, Secured” error on Windows 11. VPNs, while ensuring online privacy, might interfere with regular network connections, leading to errors.

By disabling the VPN, you can test if its presence is causing the issue. If the error disappears after disabling the VPN, it suggests that the VPN configuration might be conflicting with your network setup. Remember to re-enable the VPN after troubleshooting, especially if you rely on it for online security.

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