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.
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.