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Virtual adapter on virtual machine says media disconnected. Still able to access network on host.

Q: Virtual adapter on virtual machine says media disconnected. Still able to access network on host.

I just installed windows 8.1 pro on an MSI z97 pc mate motherboard with I5 3.3 ghz processor, 16 gb ddr3 1600 MHz ram, with embedded realtek pcie gbe NIC. I checked and found that hardware virtualization is enabled by default in the BIOS.

I tried to set up a virtual switch using the latest bios and drivers from MSI. I created a virtual switch choosing the external option and the share with host OS option. I then connected to the VM. No network connectivity on VM but host still worked.

I then used autopatcher to update windows 8.1 on the vm. I removed and reinstalled the virtual switch choosing external option and share with host OS option. Same conditions occurred.
And then I installed the latest NIC driver. Same problem - media disconnected.

I tried this process with the latest driver from the realtek website which was a couple years more up to date. I had such high hopes! Same problem.

I then used msconfig to prevent all non-Microsoft services from starting and rebooted. I removed and recreated the switch and I was still hoping for success. Same exact conditions occurred.

These are the conditions that occur whenever an external switch with host os sharing enabled is installed in between all of these troubleshooting steps. It looks exactly the same every time...
The host machine can still access the network but it does so through the virtual switch. Ipconfig /all on the host reveals the following...
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Users\David>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : PC2
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter vEthernet (New realtek driver):
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Hyper-V Virtual Ethernet Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : D8-CB-8A-97-C9-44
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::7c10:6856:eb62:81db%8(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.4(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:32:04 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, October 15, 2015 1:32:20 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 148425610
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1D-95-50-9C-D8-CB-8A-97-C9-44
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{48418D61-01FF-420C-A32F-6FF4604C1949}:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:5ef5:79fd:a4:28db:9d4e:1153(Preferred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::a4:28db:9d4e:1153%4(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 134217728
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1D-95-50-9C-D8-CB-8A-97-C9-44
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled
It is strange that the tunnel adapter isatap and the tunneling pseudo interface claim that dhcp is disabled. It is enabled for Ipv4 and Ipv6 on the VM adapter properties.
The adapter on the VM looks indicates that the network cable is unplugged.
It may be noteworthy that I am having an almost identical problem on a separate machine with a slightly newer msi motherboard that was purchased and built at the same time as the machine described above. It is an MSI z97m-g43 guard pro motherboard that has
all the same processor, memory, and NIC installed on it with a different BIOS.
On this machine Ipconfig /all reveals that the tunnel adapter isatap shows no media connected. The only difference being that the vm has win xp pro sp3 installed and that there is no network adapter installed whatsoever on the vm. I have followed similar
troubleshooting steps as outlined above with no luck.
It is also worth mentioning that when I deinstalled hyper-v and ran msinfo32 I was able to confirm that windows sees the hardware virtualization properly. The info is as follows...
Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions Yes
Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions Yes
Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in Firmware Yes
Hyper-V - Data Execution Protection Yes
Any help you could provide would be appreciated.
...Dave

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Preferred Solution: Virtual adapter on virtual machine says media disconnected. Still able to access network on host.

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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Hi,

Start your virtual machine & install the additions pack under "Action"

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I am using the network drive mapping wizard in the Computer screen.

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I need help with the proper syntax for mapping the drive to the remote server.  I can't get my Windows 10 machine to connect to the server.  I need to get shared folder of virtual machine in another computer.

How do I map a drive to my remote server?  Please be specific as I am not that familiar with networking.

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What should I do for getting all shared folders of virtual machine in other computer in same network.

Note:Should not use bridge network connection.

Whether it is possible?.

Thank you for your help in Advance.

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Glen
 

A:Virtual Machine on Vista Host - Slow Disk Access

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\\Server Name\Share Name.

Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong? I appreciate any input!!
Thanks
 

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A:URGENT: My XP-Mode Virtual Machine has crashed: it is powered down and refuses to power up. PLEASE HELP: I have months of research stored in the virtual machine which I need to retrieve.

Hi,

 

The issue could be incorrect configuration of XP mode.

 

Trying to rename the . vmc and .vsv from C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Virtual PC\Virtual Machines
and run Virtual Machine again.

 

Best Regards,

Niki
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Hi,
I have been trying to install the Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Network Adapter On Win 7 Professional  PC.
I have tried to uninstall and re-install the drivers.
Tried to update the drivers from windows Update.
Nothing works.
Request your help.
Warm regards,
Prashanth Jadhav




Prashanth Jadhav.

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I have turned the hyper-v feature on in the "Turn Windows feature on or off.  The BIOS has virtualization enable.  Help!!! driving me nuts for a week now.
Nick :(

A:Windows 8 Hyper-V - Virtual Machine Management Service failed to start the virtual machine

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for the user, the mapping happens to both the Win 7 PC and the XP mode PC.  The mapping on the Win 7 PC works fine.  On the XP mode PC, the mapped drive shows disconnected but the mapping still shows and when opened displays the contents of
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been mentioned about this in the forums but so far to no avail.William Fearn

A:Win 7 XP virtual machine has a mapped drive that shows disconnected but still acts connected

To answer one of your points the mapped drive on the Windows XP mode PC does show up under the Network Drive category and uses the drive letter S:. It is a legitimate drive mapping.  Something else is going on. I have done some further research
and have found the following cause. The mapped drive itself does not cause the problem.   The problem occurs when I create a shortcut to an executable in the mapped network drive on the Windows XP mode PC and then put the shortcut into the All
Users/Start Menu folder and then reboot the XP mode PC. Then the disconnected network drive message appears.  The creation of the shortcut is not the problem but putting it in the All Users\Start Menu does. When I remove the shortcut from the All Users\Start
Menu folder and reboot, the problem goes away.  I need to get the shortcut published to the Win 7 PC so that it shows up in the Windows XP Mode Applications folder.
The method I described is the only way I know how to get the application published.  I also know that Microsoft has described this method of publishing an application that does not use an installation program as being the preferred method to publish
such applications from the XP mode PC to the host Win 7 PC.
I hope this clarify's the problem for you.  I have seen other instances of similar problems but haven't seen a good solution yet.

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Can anyone offer some ideas and/or direct me to a thorough discussion of this issue? Thanks in advance.

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Help will be Appreciated.
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When creating an external virtual switch for my Hyper-V machine, my hosts connection is lost immediately when applying the setting and is restored immediately after deleting the virtual switch.

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Thank you for your help Brian. I got it working Friday, after creating the virtual switch my host connection never automatically reconnected for whatever reason.  I went into virtual switch's properties on my host machine and changed some adapter properties
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I am running Windows XP PRO 64 bit with MS Virtual Machine.
I have installed XP Pro 32 Bit.
Device manager says everything is working in XP 32 VM, but I can not connect to network or internet.

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Hi

In virtual PC go to Edit -> Settings -> Networking
Make sure that the network card that is installed in your XP Pro 64bit is selected under Adapter1.

Then make sure your (XP Pro32bit) virtual pc's computer name is different to the XP Pro64bit computer name.

Setup TCP/IP in the Local Area Connection in the virtual PC. The IP address of the PC and the Virtual PC must be in the same range. The gateway and the DNS must be the same (This is if you use static IP addresses for your LAN)

For a bit more information see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/833134#3

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After changing XP Mode's network adapter (in order to get port forwarding working), I found that I cannot access the internet using a browser anymore.

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Also, the Windows 7 host machine's internet is working fine.

How do I fix this situation, without having to start anew with another virtual machine?

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If available, run system restore in XP using a point where Internet worked.

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Hello,

In my host machine I find there is a Net adapter(1394), a Braodcom NetLink (TM) Fast Ethernet and wireless card.

However in my virtual machine I only find a Intel 21140-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter.

What is the possible reason for this?
Thanks.
 

A:Virtual PC Network Adapter

That's because Virtual PC emulates a standard NIC and passes the requests through. This is what you should see.
 

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Exemple oracle vm virtuelbox dont let me install driver for graphic card like x1650 agp for windows xp and i cannot play to my game silverfall .

Seriousely witch virtuality program can let me play a game with xp or vista without driver problem ? Cause i have a game silverfall for xp or vista. My game are not compatible for windows 7 home .

Maybe somebody have solution with or without virtual box ,maybe better program for virtuel utility exist ?

Maybe you know how play silverfall on windows 7 home ?

How (or without virtual box) and if another virtual box exist for that ?

Thank for help .

A:Virtual graphic on machine virtual .

In Virtualbox's main screen, select your XP machine (do not start it). Click settings.On the left side, click System. On the Motherboard tab, set Base Memory to 1024. On the Acceleration tab, be sure that both boxes are checked. You may need to enter your computer's BIOS and enable its virtualization features.On the left side, click Display. On the Video tab, be sure that Enable 3D acceleration and Enable 2d video acceleration are checked. Click OK to save the changes.Start the XP virtual machine and let it finish booting. Above XP you'll see a menu bar. Click Devices > Install Guest Additions and follow the prompts.You will not be able to install your ATI drivers. Virtualbox is emulating its own set of hardware for Windows XP to use. My instructions will tell Virtualbox to give XP enough resources to run your game.As for the game itself, if it is on a CD, click Devices > CD/DVD Devices and make sure that your CD drive is selected.

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I have an XP virtual machine running on a 64-bit Win 7 host. I have a home wireless network that I need to access from the XP VM in order to use printers attached to the other computers on the network. All comupters currently on the network have the same workgroup name.

I have networking on the VM set to use the wireless adapter on the host laptop. With this configuration I can see and access the host, but I cannot see nor access any other computers on the network.

Now, it seems to me that I will need to run the XP Network Wizard to set up the network on the VM before I am able to see the network, but after reading dozens of articles and posts on networking a VM, I have never seen this step mentioned. (I am at work now, so I can't test this out on my network until later.)

So, my questions are: (1) Do I need to run the XP Network wizard to get the VM to join the wireless network, and (2) if I don't need to run the wizard, what DO I need to do to get this to work?

Thanks in advance. This forum is a great resource.

A:Accessing wireless network from XP virtual machine

Yes, you need to run the XP network wizard. It can be tricky to get an XP machine to network with Win 7 machines.

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Could anybody please help me how I can get to this dialogue in w7?

I need to add a virtual Network Adapter (Microsoft Loopback Adapter), but all I can do is to get to a "waiting for connected devices" dialogue... Is there any way to manually add some device in w7?

A:Adding virtual network adapter

Hi,
I think you can't do that in device manager anymore.
Instead, you might try this one: The DevCon command-line utility functions as an alternative to Device Manager

Simply download & unpack. Then open a command line in the i386 or ia64 folder of the tool. For your purpose running

Code:
devcon.exe install %windir%\inf\netloop.inf *msloop
should do the trick.
You should then see output similar to this:
Device node created. Install is complete when drivers are updated...
Updating drivers for *msloop from C:\WINDOWS\inf\netloop.inf.
Drivers updated successfully.

Now the adapter is ready to configure/use.

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Hi, Recently my antivirus found numerous trojans in C:/users/name/Temp/Local Folder, and seeing this I manually deleted all of the non-folders and non-.xml files in the Local Folder. Ever since then I kept on getting an error message on startup: "JAVA virtual machine launcherUnable to access .jar file sysboot2486260447034318996.jar" So I googled how to remove this error and came upon this site and the moderator nasdaq, who help resolve a similar problem with another user. Then I follow the steps on that post:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/477507/eveytime-i-boot-up-my-computer-i-get-an-error-unable-to-access-jarfile-igfxperf-after-a-trojan/ And I got to the point about using ComboFix, and that is where I stopped since from this step onwards, it is advised to use ComboFIx only under supervision. So here's what I got from DDS (Attached to this Post). Please help me resolve this problem. N.B. I also tried reinstalling Java which didn't work.DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16464 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.45.2Run by Simpson at 7:44:12 on 2013-11-18Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7601.1.1252.64.1033.18.3979.1912 [GMT 13:00].AV: Avira Desktop *Disabled/Updated* {F67B4DE5-C0B4-6C3F-0EFF-6C83BD5D0C2C}SP: Avira Desktop *Disabled/Updated* {4D1AAC01-E68E-63B1-344F-57F1C6DA4691}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}.============== Running... Read more

A:Java Virtual Machine Launcher unable to access sysboot248626044703431899

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.IMPORTANTIf you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number). Please downloadJunkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifica... Read more

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 Hi HP Team,I'm using HP Elitebook 840 G2 and windows 10 Enterprise. I had ever hosted a wifi hostspot before using my laptop. However, there is no virtual network adapter after I upgraded to Windows 10. After checking, I found "hosted network support: no". I'm installing "Wireless_19.30.0_PROSet64_Win10.exe" from HP site but it can't resolve my issue. Could you advise us how to fix? Thank you!

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Hello i am 19 years old so i don't exactly have lots of experience with all this. I am having a problem which i could use help with. Lately i have been using the Microsoft virtual network adapter (im sure heard of it!)
I wrote a small batch file for the purpose of starting the network. (ill copy and paste it in at the bottom) now this program worked perfectly for about a month but now i cant get a device to connect to the network as nothing can obtain an ip address.
What i did to troubleshoot..
1. I changed the ip settings from dhcp to static.
this allowed me to connect to the network but i couldn't access the internet.
2. I checked the properties of the network from the control panel and it
shows that my network is sending packets but is not receiving any. I tried
running windows troubleshooting on the network and it tells me that the
network does not have a valid ip configuration. even though it is set
dhcp.
3. I tried typing the following into cmd "netsh interface ip reset"
in return i get;
"C:\Windows\system32>netsh interface ip reset
Resetting Global, OK!
Resetting Interface, OK!
Resetting Unicast Address, OK!
Resetting Neighbor, OK!
Resetting Path, OK!
Resetting Route, OK!
Resetting , failed.
Access is denied.
Resetting , OK!
Restart the computer to complete this action."
why does it say resetting failed followed by access denied?
i think this is the cause of "failed to obtain ip address prob... Read more

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Hi Folks,

I am using Windows 8.1. I was having problems while trying to host a wireless network off of my laptop, using a program called Virtual Router. I went through a variety of troubleshooting steps recommended online, with no luck. In the end, I thought that the culprit may have been some problem with "Microsoft Hosted Virtual Network Adapter", a piece of hardware that only shows up in Device Manager when you click on view->show hidden devices. The troubleshooting tips had recommended updating the driver for it. I checked to see if the drivers were up to date. Windows said they were fine, so I figured that the next step would be to uninstall and reinstall "Microsoft Hosted Virtual Network Adapter". I right clicked and selected uninstall. The device disappeared from my device list. I searched for new hardware that needed to be installed, with no luck. I was surprised by this. Then, I noticed something listed as "Unknown device" at the bottom of the network adapters list. I have tried to update driver software and scan for hardware changes. Windows doesn't seem to know what it is, and is saying that it needs me to direct it to a particular file, on a disk. I have no such file, and searches of the internet to find it turn up nothing.

Does anyone know where I can find the driver? Or does anyone know how I can restore "Microsoft Hosted Virtual Network Adapter" in my list of devices?

A:Microsoft Hosted Virtual Network Adapter is gone

Just to be clear, I have already tried restarting several times throughout this whole process.

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I am attempting to set up a hotspot using my computer, through a USB dongle. Setting up the network worked fine, but trying to turn it on (via the command netsh wlan start hostednetwork) gives me the error:  The hosted network couldn't be started.The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation. I tried to enable the Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter but it is missing from the device manager (even after showing hidden devices). Using the command prompt I viewed the network drivers and under "Hosted Network Supported" it says "No". Full details below Driver : Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi M.2 AdapterVendor : BroadcomProvider : BroadcomDate : 1/26/2016Version : 7.35.344.0INF file : C:\Windows\INF\oem31.infFiles : 3 totalC:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\bcmwl63a.sysC:\Windows\system32\bcmihvsrv64.dllC:\Windows\system32\bcmihvui64.dllType : Native Wi-Fi DriverRadio types supported : 802.11n 802.11g 802.11bFIPS 140-2 mode supported : Yes802.11w Management Frame Protection supported : YesHosted network supported : NoAuthentication and cipher supported in infrastructure mode:Open NoneOpen WEPWPA-Enterprise TKIPWPA-Enterprise CCMPWPA-Personal TKIPWPA-Personal CCMPWPA2-Enterprise TKIPWPA2-Enterprise CCMPWPA2-Personal TKIPWPA2-Personal CCMPVendor defined Vendor definedVendor defined Vendor definedIHV service present : YesIHV adapter OUI : [00 10 18], type: [00]IHV extensibility DLL path: C:\Windows\System32\bcmihv... Read more

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I have been getting this error while trying to start a hosted network - "The hosted network couldn't be started.
The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation."

Going through forums, some of them suggested me to disable and renable the "Microsoft Virtual Network Adapter" from the device manager. Unfortunately, doing so didn't solve my problem. Then I uninstalled the driver, hoping I could reinstall it again, but to my surprise, I'm unable to find the driver to reinstall. So I'm stuck here

Kindly help me!

A:Accidentally uninstalled Microsoft virtual network adapter

Did you try a restore point?

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hello , the title pretty much says it all.
i cant create a virtual wifi network using this command
netsh wlan start hostednetwork (the "set" command works)

the solution is to enable Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter which is missing , and yes i tried to show hidden devices
thanks in advance

A:Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter is missing

Does this help? Fix The Hosted Network Couldnt be Started Error in Windows 10 - Technical Notes

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When creating hotspot, it shows the "hosted network supported : no". i have updated all the drivers but still the 'network adapters' does not have 'Microsoft hosted network virtual adapter' option. pls help me with it. thanks in andvance 

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I am not able to make hotspot with any of the softwares or cmd. I checked in device manager, there is no "Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter" driver available. Also in cmd .. hosted network supported says NO ! can anybody please me the latest drivers 

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The other day I went to start up my VPN Virtual AP for my Chromecast and iPad to connect to via my Windows 10 Machine using the following commands (have done this several times before and it has worked fine):netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=NETWORKNAME key=PASSWORD
netsh wlan start hostednetworkBut to my nasty surprise, I was responded with:The hosted network couldn?t be started.
The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation.Now I've looked everywhere online for a solution to my problem here. The underlying issue appears to be that my Microsoft Network Hosted Virtual Adapter Driver is missing in Device Manager (when showing hidden drivers). This appears to be a result of an update to my WLAN Adapter (Will list spec at end). Here are the following things I have tried:Looked for Microsoft Network Hosted Virtual Adapter Driver in Device Manager as a Hidden device - Not there.Disabled WLAN Adapter and Enabled to refresh driversScanned for Hardware changed in DMTried rolling back WLAN Adapter to oldest version - 09/2015Updated WLAN Adapter to latest version - 23/08/2016Searched the Lenovo website for their default WLAN Adapter driver, downloaded and installed - but was the same one I had as my updated versionLooked for older editions of the adapter, but they either installed but didn't have the Network Hosted Virtual Adapter, or weren't compatible with my machine.Restarted my machine after every change made to the network adapt... Read more

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I've tried to create an WIFI HOTSPOT but unfortunately I've found out that the microsoft hosted network virtual adapter driver is missing. I'm asking for a help to which where I can download such driver.  Laptop Specifications:ACER ASPIRE F 15 F5-573G-57CZWINDOWS 10I564BIT 

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Hey guys, I'm a bit stumped over this one. I'm trying to create a hotspot, but I'm getting this error:

The hosted network couldn't be started.
The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation.

I've followed numerous troubleshooting threads about the issue, and the problem seems to be that I'm missing the driver for the Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter. It doesn't appear in the device manager at all (I did check hidden items).

I am able to create the hotspot in the command prompt, but get the above error when running it. I thought I had something with this thread, but unlike that user, my wireless adapter DOES support hosted networks (at least according to netsh.

I'm at a loss.

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Network Adapter    Publisher details

Issues found              
"Wireless Connection 2" doesn't have a valid IP configuration
"Wireless Connection 2" doesn't have a valid IP configuration    Detected         

Reset the "Wireless Connection 2" adapter    Completed         
Investigate router or broadband modem issues    Not run         


Issues found    Detection details

6         "Wireless Connection 2" doesn't have a valid IP configuration    Detected    

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Hi everyone!

I have encountered the following problem with internet sharing: after using virtual miniport adapter to share my internet connection, when I want to shut down the pc, it won't. Just a BSOD.

When the connection is not shared, it works fine, no BSOD. But I need to share my connection to my girlfriends tablet.

I am connected to a free hotspot via a TP-Link TL-Wn7200ND ver 1.0 adapter and I have shared this connection using the Microsoft virtual miniport adapter. Everything works fine, till the moment I try to shut down the laptop. The system tries to shut down, but after 6 or 7 minutes it restars itself and get the message that an error occurred.

As requested, I attach the result of the sf diagnostic tool.

A:BSOD after network sharing via Virtual Miniport Adapter, 0x0000009f

Hi Ice.

Update the driver to your TP-LINK 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Adapter from Download - Welcome to TP-LINK

Let us know the results.

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The other day I went to start up my VPN Virtual AP for my Chromecast and iPad to connect to via my Windows 10 Machine using the following commands (have done this several times before and it has worked fine):
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=NETWORKNAME key=PASSWORD
netsh wlan start hostednetwork
But to my nasty surprise, I was responded with:
The hosted network couldn?t be started.
The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation.
Now I've looked everywhere online for a solution to my problem here. The underlying issue appears to be that my Microsoft Network Hosted Virtual Adapter Driver is missing in Device Manager (when showing hidden drivers). This appears to be a result of an update to my WLAN Adapter (Will list spec at end). Here are the following things I have tried:

Looked for Microsoft Network Hosted Virtual Adapter Driver in Device Manager as a Hidden device - Not there.Disabled WLAN Adapter and Enabled to refresh driversScanned for Hardware changed in DMTried rolling back WLAN Adapter to oldest version - 09/2015Updated WLAN Adapter to latest version - 23/08/2016Searched the Lenovo website for their default WLAN Adapter driver, downloaded and installed - but was the same one I had as my updated versionLooked for older editions of the adapter, but they either installed but didn't have the Network Hosted Virtual Adapter, or weren't compatible with my machine.Restarted my machine after every change made to the network a... Read more

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Hello, I have setup Hyper-v on my system but once I setup the virtual switch, my network adapter no longer connects to the Wlan. when I look at network and sharing, it shows the virtual switch but not the real adapter. I followed the steps in the article: Hyper-V virtualization - Setup and Use in Windows 10
How to Setup and Use Hyper-V in Windows 10 for OS Virtualization
Published by Kari
03 Oct 2014.

the network fails everytime .

Can anyone help me?

Thanks in advance,

Naute

A:network adapter fails to connect after virtual switch setup.

When you create a Hyper-V virtual switch, that switch is from thereafter used also by your host to connect to the network.

Let me try to explain this. Here's how the virtual switch manager looks when both wireless and wired external switches have been created:
When Hyper-V external virtual switches are correctly set up, the host will show this:
In the above screenshot you can see that my host computer is connected to the Internet with both a wireless virtual switch (WLAN) and wired switch (LAN). You can tell they are virtual switches from the vEthernet prefix. The host is no longer connecting using its physical adapters but uses insted the virtual switches.

Looking the adapters you can see this:
If I now disable the wireless adapter, the bridge disappears and the wireless virtual switch shows Network cable unplugged:
To put this short: when you have set up an external virtual switch using a wireless adapter, from thereafter your wireless network adapter should never show Connected, nor should it never show a network name. It either shows Enabled, Bridged or Disabled, Bridged. That's how it should be.

More about Hyper-V virtual switches at our sister site the Eight Forums: Hyper-V Virtual Switch Manager

You could also check the video in this post, the part about virtual switches starts at 3:20 mark: Solved Windows 10 instructional videos by Ten Forums members - Page 52 - Windows 10 Forums

Kari

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I have searched in this forum for a solution a few different ones came up and all with similar yet different problems. Soooooooo I am posting this thread with my info.

I have an Eee Pc 1000H XP SP3 and when I did an ipconfig/all this is what it returned:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Aracely>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MiniMe
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : 802.11n Wireless LAN Card
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-22-43-5F-0B-C9

Ethernet adapter LAN 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth LAN Access Server Driver
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-22-43-AE-45-0B

C:\Documents and Settings\Aracely>

thanks for your assistance in advance

EDIT - I have actually tried to do a TCP/IP stack repair options for Windows XP with SP3 with no avail =/

A:[SOLVED] Ethernet adapter Wireless Network connection Media Disconnected

Firmware is updated and restarted router and nothing. It is only with the Eee PC Netbook. My other two laptops are working fine.

I have viewed system events and I have a network error: A blocking operation was interrupted by a call to WSACancelBlockingCall.

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hello. my laptop cant create addhock. because microsoft hosted network virtual adapter driver missing. 

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Hi All and thanks for your help before hand.

I am running Windows Vista Service Pack2 on a Sony Vaio (VGN-FW31E) Wireless adapter Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN.
Yesterday My laptop froze so I did a hard reboot shutting it down via power button. When the machine came back on it was displaying unidentified Network on my Network Map and Access; Local Only.
I have trawled through various threads and conducted netsh calalog cmd?s, repaired the registry with a tool from softpedia ect. All of these attempts have been unsuccessful, I have copied the Log from the CMD ipconfig/all.
I really hope I can get this fixed without having to take it to pc worl or somewhere like that.

Thanks for all your help guys and galls
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Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Point5
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN
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A:Unientified Network - Local Access - Media disconnected

First thing is to do a system restore because most registry tools are going to doof the system. So first things first do a system restore to before the registry tool was used. Then report the results please

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