Cisco IPSec VPN Client Reason442: Failed to Enable Virtual Adapter
If you use Windows 8 x64 and when you launch the Cisco VPN Client adapter and you see the following error:
Reason 442: Failed To Enable Virtual Adapter Here’s how to fix it.
Open your command prompt in Administrator mode by right clicking at the left lower corner of the screen and going to “Command Prompt (Administrator)”. You will have to log in as an administrator. Launch registry editor by typing “regedit.exe”. Browse to “
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CVirtA“. In the
DisplayName key, you will see something like
@oem8.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;Cisco Systems VPN Adapter. Edit that to just say
Cisco Systems VPN Adapter. Try to connect again by launching the VPN Client. It should work!