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Cisco VPN on Windows 8.1/10 – Reason 442: Failed to enable Virtual Adapter

 

To fix:

  1. Click Start and type regedit in the Search field and hit enter.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CVirtA
  3. Find the String Value called DisplayName
  4. Right click and select Modify from the context menu.
  5. In Value data, remove @oemX.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;. The Value data should only contain Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows.
  6. Click Ok.
  7. Close Registry Editor.
  8. Retry your Cisco VPN Client connection.
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Comments (4)

mickey
Worked like magic
s.h.m zakaria mohiuddin
Problem not solved & pls fix this problem any other way.
Alex D
OMG tried so many things to fix this , and after trying this step it actually worked. This actually happened to me just yesterday after I updated to the Windows 11 (yes, this fix also works for Win11) .. Thanks !
Eric
Gave me an error when trying to change the name

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