Apparently many Surface users are experiencing a “Limited Connectivity error” when using WI-FI on the Microsoft Surface, which can only be fixed by disconnecting and reconnecting or restarting the tablet.
Microsoft has pushed out a fix, but apparently some users are still having issues.
However a solution has popped up on Microsoft Answers which may solve the left-over issues.
The instructions are as follows:
First of all, go to Start Screen by pressing the Windows button your Surface tablet. In Start Screen go to Search Charm by swiping from right and selecting ‘Search‘.
Type in ‘cmd’ in the ‘Search’ box. ‘Command Prompt‘ would be showed in results.
Swipe down on the Command Prompt tile and the app bar will open. Select ‘Run as administrator’ from the app bar.
Command Prompt will open on the desktop. Type or copy and paste the following in the command prompt
netsh int tcp set heuristics disabled
Press ‘Enter’. You would see ‘Ok’ as answer. Now, type the following:
netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled
Press ‘Enter’. You would see ‘Ok’ again. Type the following now:
netsh int tcp set global rss=enabled
Press ‘Eneter’ and you would see ‘Ok’. Now, finally type the following:
netsh int tcp show global
This time you will see a couple of settings and all should be disabled except one or two. If, all are disabled except one you are good to go.
- Now, your Wi-Fi should be connected to internet again. You won’t face the Wi-Fi limited connectivity problem again.
Let us know below if this hack solves your issues.