Microsoft has released an out-of-band Windows 10 update KB5001028. This update fixes BSOD issue related to Wi-Fi WPA3 connection.

The update has been released for Windows 10 version 1909. This issue starts happening after the installation of updates KB4598298 or KB4601315. When you try to use a Wi-Fi protected access 3 (WPA3) connection it causes stop error 0x7E in nwifi.sys. Check the changelog provided by Microsoft below.


  • Updates an issue that causes a device to stop working and displays a blue screen when you attempt to use a Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) connection.

Improvements and fixes

This security update includes quality improvements. Key changes include:

  • Addresses an issue that causes stop error 0x7E in nwifi.sys when you attempt to use a Wi-Fi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) connection. This issue occurs after installing KB4598298 or KB4601315.

You will get this update automatically via Windows update. You can also install this update manually by clicking on the download link below.

Download link