Message 4 of This helped me too. Found the solution following this link: Message 3 of 5. Thanks for the time..

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Message 5 of 5. Had to call excorcist in jk. Occassionally, new software updates can wreak havoc on older hardware and devices causing them to malfunction.

Make sure there is no proxy setting being used. I think I’ll delete the miniport driver nonetheless. Are there any background processes that might be causing this? Message 5 of In reply to Liezl Fal’s post on December 4, Anyway, the status is ‘ This Device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device’ Your LAN settings may have been altered by a virus.

Should I just ignore and go ahead and choose generic bband driver?? You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Register Sign In Help. Firstly, sorry to anyone if this has been asked and answered by others – I did see a lot of posts in regards to their internet not working – although all slightly different.


Checked the device manager and the only thing with an exclamation mark next to it was ‘ WAN Miniport IP 2 ‘ my windoes firewall will not turn on either – not sure if these two things are related. Message 1 of They usually get installed when you install 3rd party software like those needed for VPN connection.

Message 7 of Rebooted two times just to be sure. Thanks for your brroadcom, it helps us improve the site. If there was, then all the more reason to do an update to the network adapter’s driver. This topic is to collect some information, if someone has any, about the WAN miniport 2 virtual device in Windows 8. Can anyone help here?? This showed up as the only problem device.

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Message 3 of Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Yes, my password is: Sorry this didn’t help. Otherwise there is a change things will go bad again. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you minipport paying for unnecessary technical support services.


Slow connection over wi-fi

Message 1 of 5. Found the solution following this link: Note on archived topics. Message 4 of 5.

Message 3 of 5. Hey, I hope someone will be able to help me. The fix you’ve cited works!