Microsoft Windows 11 update breaks Wi-Fi hotspot feature for some PCs

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Microsoft’s most recent update, which launched on June 16 has been causing problems on some computers.

The original Microsoft(opens in a new tab) post that was discovered through Windows Central – Windows 11 update KB5014697 has stopped the Wi-Fi hotspot function from working correctly on certain computers.

Certain systems with the update are losing internet connectivity while acting as a hotspot host for other devices.

This company currently looking for the best solution for the future, but in the meantime, they are offering this temporary solution: “To mitigate the issue and restore internet connectivity to the device hosting it, remove the WiFi hotspot function.

For more information, refer to Utilize Your Windows PC as a mobile hotspot(opens in a new window).”

But the most effective solution could be to simply uninstall the update completely until you find an effective solution to this problem.

If you’d like to learn how to do this you can refer to our guide on how to remove an update for Windows 10 update guide, with a variety of alternatives that work on Windows 11 as well.

Analyze: Windows 11 problems continue to create headaches

From the time Windows 11 first rolled out in October 2021, the OS has been battling a myriad of problems.

Certain issues range from minor inconveniences such as Windows 11 losing the Windows 10 search bar, to more serious issues like the OS not being available to older computers that didn’t meet the requirements of the system.

Then there are the significant security concerns including an old update that broke antivirus program and the numerous zero-day vulnerabilities that hackers have proven to be extremely vulnerable to attack.

In light of the fact, the fact that Windows 11 is very unpopular for gamers and the majority of users still use Windows XP than Windows 11 It appears that Microsoft has a major issue in attracting new users.

This is something that it has to address if it wants to continue to push for everyone to use the latest version of its OS.