TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. WAN miniports are essentially just drivers for various types of network connection. Register Sign In Help. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. I’ll give it a try and update later tonite. My wi-fi connection started being extremely slow.
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So, to remove each non-working miniport, do the following: Message 5 of 5. Anyway, I want kudos for this, now.
Seems you may have a virus. It all makes sense to me. This thread is locked. Join the community hereit only takes a minute.
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Message 5 of Occassionally, new software updates can wreak havoc on older hardware and devices causing them to malfunction. Found the solution following this link: Can anyone help here?? We will be here for your updates. 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.
Will provide boradcom info but will be either later tonight or tomorrow.
WAN Miniport (ATW) #2
Next in the device manager where you find the missing driver in the network section, determine if your unit is using the Broadcom or the Atheros adapter.
Message 6 of If the above doesn’t help, it would also be best to check the wireless settings of your own router. Tell us about your experience with our site. This problem minipirt me from making an internet connection.
If the Firewall can’t be enabled from the control panel, that almost certainly hints at a virus. Does anyone have an alternative I can use? Liezl Fal Replied on December 4, Any direction would be appreciated.
Slow connection over wi-fi
Are there any background processes that might be causing this? What Antivirus are you using? My wi-fi connection started being extremely slow. I can see from what you provided The AOL miniport adapter has been removed from your broadcpm of adapters I would think that upon the uninstall AOL would also delete their miniport driver.
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I have updated my laptop today with Fall Creators Update – the Wan miniports finally disappeared from device minport, but the problem with slow wifi connection still persists. Already have an account? Message 9 of So, I guess it’s wait for the new modem or I’ll sit tight until you direct me.
Uninstall any previously installed drivers and reinstall the correct driver using the check list above. Saxphile Blue Screen Again.