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Windows 7: Microsoft Virtual Wifi - No internet access


02 Jul 2012   #1

Win 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 
Microsoft Virtual Wifi - No internet access

Hi i use Toshiba satellite A300. I had a virtual wifi connection o my pc. but its gone for a long. i tried lots of thing; updates, old version drivers, resetting connection with "netsh wlan set hostednetwork ..." cmd command. but i still had "no internet access" error on my virtual wifi connection. can anybody help me with that?

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02 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

What do you mean by "virtual wifi"?
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03 Jul 2012   #3

Win 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

i mean Microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter. using my wired lan internet as wireless internet on my laptop. but 6 months its gone. i cant access internet with my virtual wifi.
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03 Jul 2012   #4

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Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64
 
 

So your - don't how to describe it - aerial thing has gone on your laptop, and now you have to use a wired Internet connection?
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03 Jul 2012   #5

Win 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

i've a wired lan internet connection. and i started to use it as a wireless connection on my notebook with cmd.exe . "netsh wlan start hostednetwork" etc. commands on cmd.exe like this guys do: How to: Create Wireless Hosted Networks in Windows 7
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03 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzzmedmexzzz View Post
i've a wired lan internet connection. and i started to use it as a wireless connection on my notebook with cmd.exe . "netsh wlan start hostednetwork" etc. commands on cmd.exe like this guys do: How to: Create Wireless Hosted Networks in Windows 7
These directions for manually setting up a hosted wireless network look more complete to me.

Windows 7 Tip of the Week: Use Wireless Hosted Networking to Share An Internet Connection Wirelessly

Or you could do it the easy way and use connectify software for this, take your pick.

Your Hotspot, Your Way - Connectify
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05 Jul 2012   #7

Win 7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

thanx i installed it and it couldn't help. still no internet access on hosted wireless :/
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05 Jul 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zzzmedmexzzz View Post
thanx i installed it and it couldn't help. still no internet access on hosted wireless :/
You need a driver that is Windows 7 certified and you need to have the Microsoft virtual WiFi mini port adaptor installed. Should be there in Device Manger.

If the virtual mini port is gone you can just reinstall the driver for your wireless connection and it will automatically reinstall the virtual mini port.
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14 Jul 2013   #9

Windows 7 Starter 32 bit
 
 

I have the same problem except that mine never had internet access from the beginning. I tried installing "Connectify" which Norton told me was "unstable" and the result was the blue screen with no get out. I had to do a factory reset on my net-book which has taken me weeks to get back all that I lost and I am now trying with "Command Prompt". I can connect my tablet with SSID and Password no problem but no internet access. From what I read, you have to click on the "sharing" tab on the adapter with internet access and click "share" but there is no "Sharing" tab and despite going to "services" and enabling everything which could possibly be relevant, I am not winning. Anybody out there with the answer?
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