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Microsoft tun miniport adapter 2 cannot start error code 10

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  • My laptop stopped working properly. It cannot find the wireless signal. Looking for the problem, I found out that the 'microsoft tun miniport adapter 2`is cannot be started because of error code 10. I tried disable/enable, unisntall/reinstall operations with no result. Please help me solving this problem. I`m now connecting using a cable!!!
    • Moved by Carey FrischMVP, Moderator Monday, November 01, 2010 8:55 PM Moved to proper forum category (From:Windows Vista Networking)
    Sunday, October 31, 2010 9:58 PM

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  • Hi,

     

    You may try the following steps and check if they help:

     

    Step 1: Uninstall the drivers from the Device manager

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    1. Click start

    2. Type devmgmt.msc in Start Search and press Enter

    3. In Device Manager locate the drivers, right click on it and select the option uninstall.

    4. Restart the computer and check.

     

    Step 2: Uninstall the drivers from programs and features

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    1. Click start

    2. Type appwiz.cpl in Start Search

    3. Search for the Network driver package and uninstall the package

    4. Restart the computer and check.

     

    You may also refer the Manufacturer’s website and download the latest wireless card drivers.

     

    Step 3: Disable IPv6

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    Try uninstalling IPv6 on all interfaces, removing any IPv6 virtual adapters, and resetting the TCP/IP stack. To remove IPv6, go into the properties for each network adapter and either uncheck the box next to the protocol "Internet Protocol version 6 (TCP/IPv6), that will disable it, or select it and click uninstall, which will remove it off the computer. Then go into device manager and remove any 4to6 adapters, WUN miniport adapters, or tunnel adapters.

     

    NOTE: You should do this for each network connection.

     

    For more information, you may refer the following KB articles:

     

    Update a driver for hardware that isn't working properly

     

    How to reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)

     

    How to disable certain Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) components in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

     

    Description of Code 10-related errors that Device Manager generates in Windows-based computers

     

    Regards,

     

    Sabrina

     


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    Tuesday, November 02, 2010 9:21 AM
  • My laptop stopped working properly. It cannot find the wireless signal. Looking for the problem, I found out that the 'microsoft tun miniport adapter 2`is cannot be started because of error code 10. I tried disable/enable, unisntall/reinstall operations with no result. Please help me solving this problem. I`m now connecting using a cable!!!


    Could be the network adapter has failed.

     


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    Tuesday, November 02, 2010 6:37 PM
  • I had this problem and Fix it corrected the error, http://support.microsoft.com/fixit/
    Friday, January 14, 2011 2:54 PM