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Windows 7: Eset personal firewall miniport

29 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Eset personal firewall miniport

Hi guys,

Since I switched to 7 I've been having this problem with my Eset Smart Security. Everytime I start the computer a little window pops up and says that it's trying to install "eset personal firewall miniport #xxx" then fails. I've tried reinstalling ESS and also going into device manager and updating the device. Does anyone know how to fix this issue.

Thanks in advance.

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03 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
I think I got it.

I had this problem on start-up today. I restarted my computer and no problems thus far...

(Running Windows 7 64-bit)

Log in to the administrator account. I went to Control Panel, Device Manager, Network Adapters. Right click the "Eset Personal Firewall Miniport #xxx" and uninstall. I don't really know if there is a function to the miniports, but after some searching it seems that a few people have had this problem and ESET doesn't know how to fix it. Rather not have the stupid pop-up and tell me that the device is not working than uninstalling. Hope this works for you.
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04 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Thanks for the reply, I have uninstalled it 3 days ago and it hasn't popped up again.
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