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Q: Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter driver Missing in hp notebook

I have HP AB219TX with Windows 10 . but in Device manager even though enabling 'show hidden devices' there is no 'Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter driver '

 Because of this i am unable to share my device's internet to the others .

 I tried 'netsh wlan start hostednetwork' command in command prompt

but it says

"The hosted network couldn't be started.

The group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested operation."

My wifi driver details are:

 Driver                    : Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter
    Vendor                    : Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
    Provider                  : Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
    Date                      : 21-07-2015
    Version                   : 2023.15.701.2015
    INF file                  : C:\Windows\INF\oem16.inf
    Files                     : 2 total
                                C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\rtwlane.sys
                                C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\vwifibus.sys
    Type                      : Native Wi-Fi Driver
    Radio types supported     : 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b
    FIPS 140-2 mode supported : Yes
    802.11w Management Frame Protection supported : Yes
    Hosted network supported  : No
    Authentication and cipher supported in infrastructure mode:
                                Open            None
                                WPA2-Personal   CCMP
                                Open            WEP-40bit
                                Open            WEP-104bit
                                Open            WEP
                                WPA-Enterprise  TKIP
                                WPA-Personal    TKIP
                                WPA2-Enterprise TKIP
                                WPA2-Personal   TKIP
                                WPA-Enterprise  CCMP
                                WPA-Personal    CCMP
                                WPA2-Enterprise CCMP
                                Vendor defined  TKIP
                                Vendor defined  CCMP
                                Vendor defined  Vendor defined
                                Vendor defined  Vendor defined
                                WPA2-Enterprise Vendor defined
                                WPA2-Enterprise Vendor defined
                                Vendor defined  Vendor defined
                                Vendor defined  Vendor defined
    IHV service present       : Yes
    Wireless Display Supported: Yes (Graphics Driver: Yes, Wi-Fi Driver: Yes)

What should i do to resolve this problem..?

Thanks in advance..

Answer

A:

Hi Chinmay,

Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community. Appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

Is you computer connected to a domain?

Ensure that all Windows pending updates are downloaded and installed. Restart PC if necessary.

Also refer to this links and check if it helps for you:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd815243(v=vs.85).aspx

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-networking/microsoft-virtual-wifi-miniport-adapter-disppeared/8f439214-ca32-4878-938d-9304e3f7b2b5

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/microsoft-virtual-wifi-miniport-adapter-missing/7e449da0-d114-4799-a0ed-5b8f7360655c

If the issue still persist, we have a dedicated team with advanced tools and permissions to help you with this type of issues, I suggest you to post your query in TechNet forum from the below link.

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/

Hope it helps.

Thanks & Regards
Joy

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