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The WLAN Extensibility Module is used for managing wireless network connections. Once it stops working, your device won’t connect or keeps receiving an intermittent connection. What causes the “WLAN Extensibility Module has stopped” issue? It could be the problem of outdated network drivers, software conflicts, corrupt system files, etc.

Based on these possible reasons, this post offers you some methods to fix the issue.

Fix 1: Restart the WLAN Service

The first thing you should do is to restart the WLAN service if WLAN Extensibility Module has stopped. To do that, follow these steps.

The WLAN AutoConfig service configures the required settings on the wireless network adapter and dynamically selects which WLAN network the computer automatically connects to.

Step 1: Hold the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog window.

Step 2: In the Run window, type services.msc and click OK.

open Services from Run window

Step 3: In the Services window, find and right-click WLAN AutoConfig, and click Properties on the contextual menu.

open the properties of WLAN AutoConfig

Step 4: In the Properties window, choose Automatic from the drop-down menu and click the Start button.

Step 5: Click Apply > OK to carry out the operation.

change the service status
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Fix 2: Enable and Disable Wireless Network Connection

Step 1: Type control in the search box and then click Open under the searched Control Panel app.

Step 2: In the home menu of the Control Panel, find and click Network and Sharing Center.

click Network and Sharing Center

Step 3: Choose the Wi-Fi connection you want to control.

Step 4: In the pop-up window, click the Disable button.

Step 5: Then enable the connection and check if you can access your network. This method works in most cases.

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If WLAN Extensibility Module has failed to start, try running some related troubleshooters to troubleshoot the issue. For instance, you can run network adapter troubleshooter, Internet connections troubleshooter, and hardware and devices troubleshooter to get rid of the error.

Step 1: Open the Settings app by pressing the Windows and I keys.

Step 2: Tap on Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters.

click additional troubleshooters

Step 3: According to your demands, click Internet Connections, Network Adapter, or Hardware and Devices, and then click Run the troubleshooter.

run the troubleshooter

Step 4: Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation.

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Fix 4: Update Network Drivers

Step 1: Open Device Manager on your PC.

Step 2: In the Device Manager window, find and double-click Network adapters.

Step 3: Right-click on your network driver and hit the Update driver option.

update the driver

Step 4: Select a way to update your driver. In this scenario, we choose Search automatically for drivers.

choose a way to update the driver

Step 5: Follow the prompted instructions to finish the process.

WLAN Extensibility Module stopped working? Don’t worry about it. This post provides you with some fixes for it. You can try them one by one until the issue is solved successfully.

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