Fix Stuck at “Checking Network Requirements” in Windows 10 PC

Since Windows 8 was launched, the versions of the operating system have been consistently facing issues with network connectivity. Earlier with Windows 8, the “Limited or no connectivity error” was a common issue. Microsoft tried working on these issues bettering the situation with every update. However, still plenty of users face issues with the network.

One of the most commonly reported network issue in Windows 10 is “Checking Network Requirements.”

Checking Network Requirements


This happens when the user tries to connect to the network, however, the system neither connects, nor gives the “Can’t connect to this network” error message. You could try restarting the system if it helps, but usually it doesn’t.

Try the following steps to resolve the issue:

Solution 1] Update Windows

Since Windows is aware that users are facing this issue, thus they would be trying to resolve the same. The resolution would be launched in form of an update. Thus, we need to keep Windows up to date.

Solution 2] Run the network troubleshooter

The in-built network troubleshooter could be of help for this issue.

1] Click on the Start button and then the gear-like symbol to open the Settings page.

2] Go to Updates and security and then to the Troubleshoot tab.

3] Choose the Network adapter troubleshooter.


Network Adapter Troubleshooter



4] Let it run and then restart the system.


Solution 3] Uninstall and reinstall drivers

If the above steps fail, we could uninstall and reinstall the network drivers as suggested here.

The above solutions should help resolve the issue.

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