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Windows 7: Two Microsoft Virtual WIFI Miniport Adapters on one WAN adapter

22 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit
Two Microsoft Virtual WIFI Miniport Adapters on one WAN adapter

I did a system restore on my Lenovo Thinkpad T430 from Windows 10 to Windows 7 and for some reason when I activate the wireless network adapter (Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 2200), it displays 2 Virtual WIFI Miniport adapters. It started displaying these adapters without me using "netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow" in the command prompt. It also seems to be preventing me from using the virtual router feature when I want to as the SSID isn't showing when I use "netsh wlan start hostednetwork".

Two Microsoft Virtual WIFI Miniport Adapters on one WAN adapter-dual_wifi_miniport.png

Batch file I'm using to configure the virtual router reads:
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow
netsh wlan set hostednetwork ssid=LenovoT430
netsh wlan set hostednetwork key=95654528

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 Two Microsoft Virtual WIFI Miniport Adapters on one WAN adapter

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