How satisfied are you with this response? Now I get a error message when I try to print anything. The first thing you can to do is share the Internet connection on your main network adapter so that when people connect using the virtual network adapter, they will be able to access the Internet through your Windows 7 computer. This allows you to then connect one virtual network adapter to your regular wireless network and use the other virtual adapter to connect to another network such as an ad-hoc network or to create a WiFi hotspot and allow others to connect to your Windows 7 machine wirelessly like they would connect to a normal wireless access point. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

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Sign up using Facebook. I was unable to disconnect my main Network Interface Card driver from this virtual adapter software.

I’m not sure why there are so many but microslft best to remove them as the MINI port is famous for causing wireless connection problems.

Connectify just provides a nice interface for doing the same thing. All images used are for illustrative purposes only.

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Shouldn’t do – it never came back for me By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1. All times are GMT This thread is locked. Update the network drivers. Sign up using Email and Password.


Find More Posts by chev To permanent deletion of the hosted network adapter Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter just delete in windows registers this key: Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and # not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. In other words, Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter are the drivers for Wireless Hosted Network that help in virtualization of a physical Wifi into more than one virtual Wifi Virtual wireless adapter.

Sounds similar to what we did above right?

Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter driver problem [SOLVED]

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. To see details about the hosted network, such as how many clients are connected, type in the following command:. He began blogging in and quit his job in to blog full-time. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the vittual is imniport to these policies.

Now I get a error message when I try to print anything.


You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Recommended update online search found one update but with a red lettered warning that I should not install it. You will receive the following error message: Find More Posts by gabriolinari. In the drop-down under Home networking connectionmake sure to pick the name of the virtual WiFi mini port adapter.

What is Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter?

Update a driver for hardware that isn’t working properly http: Thanks for marking this micrpsoft the answer. In the line above, you need to change VirtualNetworkName to the desired name of your wireless network and change Password to whatever password you want on the network.

We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Find More Posts by Teerex. Windows 7 Ultimate x Dev Aug 5 ’15 at Expand Network Adapters then right click on your Wireless connection and select Uninstall. If you can see the adapters in Device Manager, can you delete them?