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Windows 7: WiFi Miniport Adapter/Adapter #2 Error

06 Dec 2010   #1
Tbrummet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
WiFi Miniport Adapter/Adapter #2 Error

I just bought a brand new Asus K52F and when the laptop goes into sleep mode the "Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter & WiFi Miniport Adapter #2" fail. When i turn the computer back on i have trouble connecting to the internet, and the devices have error (code 43). I can still connect to the internet though. I have re-downloaded the drivers, rolled them back, updated them, everything but it hasn't worked. Any help would be sweet.

Also can anyone tell me what the white light up button next to the power button does??


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07 Dec 2010   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

The virtual wifi mini port adaptor is used as a virtual wifi device so you can turn your machine into a wireless AP "access point" either with commands or the connectify software. The adaptor sometimes activates itself and causes problems, even when your not using it as an access point.

It should fix the problem if you go into device manager, go to "view" top of page, then choose "show hidden devices" which should allow you to see the mini port, disable the virtual mini port adaptor and that should fix the problem.

That little button next to the power button is a reset button, it's like restarting but a little different.
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07 Dec 2010   #3
Tbrummet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Sweet thanks! One last question, every time i wake my computer from sleep i have to turn wireless back on and re-connect to my internet, is there a way to change it so it does it automatically?
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14 Dec 2010   #4
Tbrummet

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

And every time I connect to the internet it takes way longer than its supposed to. Anyone know what this could be?
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