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Windows 7: Wifi adapter could not bind IP protocol stack to network adapter

08 Feb 2014   #11
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Nice, can you also explain how you fixed it?


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10 Feb 2014   #12
Ron Jeremy

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

1) Removed WAN Miniport IP and PPTP adapters (http://www.sevenforums.com/network-s...ml#post1847855 steps 1-8). Used ccleaner for registry cleanup after removals.

2) Installed Cisco VPN Client. Rebooted Windows and WLAN started to work perfectly.

3) Installed drivers removed on 1) using devcon.exe.

devcon install C:\Windows\inf\netrasa.inf MS_PptpMiniport
devcon install C:\Windows\inf\netrasa.inf MS_NdisWanIp

After reboots system works perfectly.
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10 Feb 2014   #13
archer

Windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

Nice, This can help others facing similar issue. Nice going Ron.
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31 Mar 2014   #14
sandro121

windows 7 32
 
 
thanks save me a reload

A new wireless adapter was recognized by windows(swapped hardware)
After hours trying everything else
the above corrected the issue

cclean
and cisco VPN

Thanks Ron
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20 Jul 2014   #15
paolo56

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Thank you, but not all those steps may be needed

I had a similar problem with an Advent Roma 2001 notebook PC running Windows 7 - its Realtek wireless adapter wouldn't work, with the same diagnostic error message and the usual fixes ineffective; the Realtek Ethernet adapter did work although the device often needed to be uninstalled/re-installed. Installation of the Cisco VPN client fixed the problem - uninstalling the WAN Miniport IP and PPTP adapters wasn't needed. The problem remained fixed when the Cisco VPN client was uninstalled.

Many thanks, this saved me from having to do a repair installation.
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13 Nov 2014   #16
cmsuk

Ultimate 32 bit (7)
 
 

Thanks Ron The cisco install And uninstall Did the Trick
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22 Jun 2015   #17
nojudge2000

win home prem 64 bit
 
 
Wow -- Cisco VPN install fixed my wireless adapter that wasn't showing

I had tried everything then found this thread. Thanks for posting the VPN install! All I did (after doing all the other steps (resetting TCP/IP stack, replace winsock catalog, release/renew, flush DNS resolver cache) was to search for a free download (Cisco no longer supporting), bring it down, run it, reboot.

wow wow. Who would've thunk. I've spent way too much time on this one but I soooo appreciate your posting the solution!

thanks again.
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15 Sep 2015   #18
izo

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
VPN is the key

Thank you Ron. I came across the usual tortures (reinstall drivers, etc) when I found this thread.
You inspired the solution that worked for me. I had Checkpoint VPN client installed. I just uninstalled it, and WiFi started to work. Reinstall didn't hurt.
Probably managing VPN client adjusts some deeply hidden setting in Windows.
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