Windows 8.1 Wifi Service causes High CPU Usage

My tablet running the Windows 8.1 worked fast and recently heats up and the system becomes slow. In the task manager, I notice that the “Windows Wireless LAN 802.11 Extensibility Framework” causes high CPU usage (nearly 50% of processing power) and the fan keeps running. The issue often occurs and it seems to be no way to reduce it, even I disconnect the WiFi and change to the wired ethernet network. Continue reading

No Find Devices and Content option in Windows 8.1 Network setting

After upgraded my computer from Windows 8 to 8.1, the system assigns a new wifi networks as public automatically. When I access the Network Connections listed in PC Settings, there is no “Find Devices and Content” option under all my various network adapters. So I am unable to change the profile of the active connection to Private or Public. My PC in a Homegroup doesn’t connect to a domain network and I only use WiFi router. I also have the same problem on my Surface pro 2 tablet. Is there any way to resolve the issues? Continue reading

How to Delete/Forget WiFi Network Profiles in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 lacks of visual tools for managing network profiles and doesn’t offer the “Forget this network” option in the Networks pane. In the previous os 8, just navigate to the Network and Sharing Center and get it from contextual menu. If the wireless networks’s password has been changed, you will have problem to remove it. Continue reading

Skype app connects to WiFi hotspots on Windows RT/8

Microsoft has released the official application called Skype WiFi for iPhone and Android OS, and now it is also available for Windows RT and 8 in the app store. The app allows you to connect to over one million WiFi hotspots in world wide for signing in your own Skype account. Continue reading

Fix Limited WiFi connection in Windows 8.1 Preview

My Surface RT has been updated to Windows RT 8.1 Preview build, and sometimes the wifi connection has gone suddenly. When I open Setting in Charms bar, the WiFi shows “available” with no bars. I click on its symbol to go to Networks screen, the wifi header under connections has 5 full bars but is limited. Now I am unable to browse Internet freely via a wireless network connection. My friends also get the exact same issue every 5-10 minutes after updated Surface Pro to Windows 8.1. Continue reading

How to Enable 802.11n Mode for Windows 8/RT Wireless Connection

The 802.11n Wi-Fi standard offers fast speeds and strong performance, and is compatible with older 802.11g or 802.11b gear. If you use 802.11n Wireless Router and get problem connecting your Surface Pro Windows 8 to Access point or want to have a high speed Wireless Connection, try the following step by step: Continue reading

Fix WiFi Limited Connectivity on Surface Pro/RT

When you are streaming video from Netflix or Youtube using WiFi network on the Microsoft Surface Pro or RT tablet, you may experience Limited Connectivity (No internet) error. Windows 8 just sap the wifi and make not Only internet gone, but also lose connection to the Network Drive. Microsoft has pushed out a fix by restarting or disconnecting and reconnecting the device. However, some users still get the same issues. Continue reading