Fixing Limited Access To Wi-Fi Windows On 8.1

If you’re unable to find a solution for the limited access Wi-Fi Windows 8.1, then you have reached the right web page to find it out.

When you connect your Windows device to a wireless router, you may see the limited access Wi-Fi message on the screen. It means the connection setup is done correctly, but there is no Internet, or the Internet connection is available, but your computer is not able to connect to it.


As the connection setup is done correctly, this issue may occur due to minor misconfiguration. The troubleshooting steps are given below.

Basic Troubleshooting 

  • Disconnect your Windows 8.1 device from the Wi-Fi network and reconnect it after some time. 
  • Check if the limited access to Wi-Fi Windows 8.1 issue is resolved.
  • If not, perform the advanced solutions discussed below.

Advanced solutions

Solution 1: Run Network Troubleshooter

Check whether the limited access Wi-Fi Windows 8.1 issue is resolved. If not, go to the next solution.

Solution 2: Reset TCP/IP

Solution 3: Disable Network Adapter Sleep Mode

If this issue persists, then disable the network adapter’s sleep mode.

Solution 4: Update Wi-Fi Driver

  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.