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New members to the Microsoft 365 Nation community often must be reminded that the product stack in fact includes Windows – which puts it in a whole different league than old fashioned Office 365. It that part of the Microsoft 365 experience that I find most exciting – the big world of Windows! Frequent contributor Denis Wilson shares his research into Windows 10 update matter concerning WiFi below.

Does your laptop use a Qualcomm wireless network adapter?

If so, be aware that Microsoft is warning you that your system may suffer a sporadic loss of Wi-Fi connectivity after installing the Windows 10 update.

The update was released in May 2019, stemming from an issue with out-of-date network drivers.

If you haven’t yet installed the May 2019 update and you want to, you’ll need to jump through an extra hoop by going to device’s manufacturer and downloading the latest Wi-Fi driver.

Further note that you will not be able to install the May 2019 Windows 10 update without taking this step.

According to Microsoft

According to the official Microsoft bulletin on the matter: “To safeguard your upgrade experience, we have applied a hold on devices with this Qualcomm driver from being offered Windows 10, 1903, until the updated driver is installed.”

Here’s another thing to bear in mind about the May 2019 Windows 10 update.

Read more HERE.

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