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Here is how to deal with 'Windows doesn't have a network profile for this device' issue

In this article you will find out:

  • how to deal with this issue
  • how to protect your data

Are you ready? Let's read!

First, update the device drivers from the device manager to get rid of the “windows doesn't have a network profile for this device” problem

Press Windows + R, in the enter field «devmgmt.msc» and press Enter. Then locate and right-click the desired device and from the select Properties List of options. Select the Update driver option and wait for the update to start. Alternatively, you can update device drivers with a professional tool that regularly automatically downloads and installs Windows drivers on PC.

If updating the drivers doesn't work, uninstall and reinstall the device drivers. As in the previous method, open Device Manager and find the appropriate device driver. Open the driver properties and select Remove from the list of options. Then go to the manufacturer's website and follow the on-screen instructions to download the latest drivers.

After rebooting the system, you should get rid of the “Windows does not have a network profile for this device printer” problem.

Reset the visibility of the wireless or wired network

First, click the "Windows" icon, in the enter "settings" menu. In the new window, select Options, then click Network & Internet and finally click on Wi-Fi. In the new window, select Advanced options and activate the function "Find devices and content". Next, you should save the changes and exit the "Settings" application.

To reset the visibility settings for a wired connection, click the Windows icon, enter preferences, and select Options. Next click on Network and Internet, locate and click Ethernet, select your Ethernet network. Now Switch from public to private, save your changes and exit the app Settings.


If the previous solution doesn't work, run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter.

To do this, press the Windows key and type "Troubleshoot" in the search box, press Enter.

In the new window, select Troubleshoot, navigate to the Hardware and Devices option. Next, run the troubleshooter and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

Restart your computer and check if the “network profile missing Windows 10” issue is resolved.

Make sure your data is safe!

If you have lost any files on your computer or other storage device and you really need them, you should restore them as soon as possible. Time is a major factor in this case, since there is a risk of overwriting data after which recovery will be impossible. However, you need to be very careful when choosing a specific program for data recovery, because the result and quality of recovery depends on it.

DiskInternals Partition Recovery is developed by professionals and can recover up to 99.8% of lost files; the program works with many file systems: HFS, NTFS, FAT, UFS, EXT2 / ¾, ReiserFS, etc. The software works on each of the hard disk partitions, which gives amazing results.

DiskInternals Partition Recovery can easily cope with recovering any type of data in the most difficult situations (formatting, virus attack, accidental deletion, hard disk damage, operating system errors in various situations, etc.).

To use this software, you just need to download and install it on your computer or laptop. Then the built-in simple and convenient Recovery Wizard will do the rest by itself. For customer convenience and clarity, DiskInternals has developed a free promotional version that you can use right now and make sure all of the above words are correct.

Instructions for using DiskInternals Partition Recovery are included:

1. Download and install the program and automatically launch the Recovery Wizard (you need to select the partition on the disk that you want to recover, as well as basic data search options).

2. The scanning process will start, wait for it to complete.

3. Free preview and recovery for every client.

4. To export the recovered files, you just need to buy a DiskInternals Partition Recovery license and follow the detailed instructions of the export wizard to complete the process.

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