The miniports show up as hidden on Windows 7, too. I’m not really getting it, why you would you delete them? It’s better to have them rather than not. Unable to find dell drivers. Windows – Main Windows community for all versions of Windows.

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How do i load default, is it F2 load all system default settings. Comments or posts that are disrespectful or encourage harassment of others including witch-hunts of any kind are not allowed. I think what selected wasn’t even the right driver for that, but worked nonetheless. Just did the update to and went smoothly except that in looking at Device Manager, I see that that the following minipport have been disabled:.

Where did all these WAN Miniports come from? Is it okay to disable them? : Windows10

Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Message 2 of Thanks for the clarification, my next question would be is how come I have never seen these before on my 64 bit windows 8. Message 10 of However some WAN Miniport drivers will still not load. Those are essentially drivers for various types of network connections. The system detect program from dell doesn’t seem to think theres a problem with these drivers.


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Had to call excorcist in jk. It’s better to have them rather than not.

WAN Miniport drivers

How satisfied are you with this reply? Waj was able to reload some from the laptop and get a wired connection to the internet.

This website uses cookies. So, to remove each non-working miniport, do the following: This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.

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That said, interestingly the hidden Miniport drivers miniporh show up on my Windows 10 virtual machine. Then go to Device Manager and remove whatever is under Networking and Wifi. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

Win 10 update disabled WAN miniports

Once done removing the bad miniports, reboot. This was helpful 0. Yep, that’s what I did. Rebooted two times just to be sure.


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