Is there a simple and permanent way to disable the Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter permanently.
I believe this device may be the source of some wifi problems my users have been having.
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AFAIK, the Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter is a virtual adaptor for sharing your internet connection (ie. making a wifi hotspot, or 'hosted network').
To disable this, open an elevated command prompt (cmd as admin) and type in the following commands, in order:
netsh wlan stop hostednetwork This stops the hosted network
netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=disallow This disables the hotspot.
This worked for me and removed the adaptor on my computer.
To permanent deletion of the hosted network adapter (Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter) just delete in windows registers this key:
look up device manager> view (on the top bar)> view hidden devices> network adapters(in the main area)> find microsoft virtual adapter> right click disable.
nope u need to look up device manager>view hidden devices(at the top)> on the main screen under network adapter find the microsoft virtual adapters > right click disable