Hi all, This post was my last resort as I am just mind blown being unable to fix this issue. Laptop HP Pavilion Model No. - BRJ502J52M Wi Fi - Intel AC-3160 Windows 10 build 1903 branch 18362.175 Basically since 4th July my wife's laptop Wi Fi connection started to act up. Most of the time what happens is that the Wi Fi disconnects from the Internet, remains active (does not switch off) and when "troubleshoot now" is run it shows that: "Default Gateway is not available", and then it would be proceed to be resolved by troubleshoot. Problem is this is happening every 5 minutes after troubleshoot would resolve it, but with a twist. There are several scenarios: 1) Laptop is fine for the whole day and it starts around the evening time. OR 2) It starts from the morning when it's turned on and it doesn't stop throughout the day. No matter if it's restarted or whatever. OR 3) It starts immediately when turned on, but if tinkered within settings etc. it stops until restarted or turned on again. Doesn't work always it's very random. OR 4) Sometimes, it creates Microsoft Virtual Network access points. Usually in numerical order 1,2,3,4, etc. If one is disabled it creates the other one etc. Here is the list of things I tried, and as someone who works in IT I am very close to throw the machine in the bin as I cannot get to the bottom of it for 3 days already. Solutions I tried to apply: 1) Restarted / Reset the router - didn't help 2) Checked the Adapter settings - didn't help 3) Uninstalled and reinstalled the Wi Fi adapter with Intel's drivers, Microsoft drivers and/or HP drivers. - didn't help 4) Changing frequency specter/channel on Router & in Adapter to see if it will continue happening - didn't help 5) Manually input default gateway with IP into the Adapter settings - didn't help 6) Tried to switch which drivers are being used through Advanced settings between MS Generic driver and Intel's - didn't help 7) Uninstalled MS Windows updates that occured on the weekend 7th July - didn't help, issue was already ongoing from Thursday before the weekend 8) Scanned the laptop for Viruses using BitDefender and for Malware with Malwarebytes - didn't help/nothing found 9) Ran Windows update again after uninstalling the drivers - didn't help 10) Changed Power Network Settings Adapter to NOT save the power - didn't help ____________________________________________________________________ Then I went in heavy as I started to get annoyed: 11) I tried through cmd to run - netsh int ip reset - didn't help 12) Tried to remove the Windows registry component by disabling Virtual Hotspot/deleting it from Registry - didn't help _____________________________________________________________________ Things I can think of which are remaining: 13) Reinstall Windows 14) Throw it in the bin and smash with a hammer Conclusion, it started very randomly since the aforementioned day. Before that as far as we can both remember there were never any issues whatsoever. I suspect a bad update from last week but I can't pinpoint it, even when inspecting Microsoft updates or going through Event Viewer. ANY opinion is more than welcome as this is just killing me.