After upgrading Windows, thousands of people are facing this issue of the Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol.

Should you enable it or disable it?

How to gain back connectivity in Windows 10 or any version of Windows?

I found no solution on the internet. So, I had to find one and share it with the world.

Worry no more…

It’s a simple 2 minutes process.

This is one of the most popular questions on the internet and there’s not much information about it.

So long story short, after the release of Windows 10, I decided to upgrade my Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.

But as I did not update anything before so I decided to update the Windows instead of downloading its setup and installing it from scratch.

After upgrading it…

I faced one difficulty that I had no connectivity.

I started searching for a fix & came to know that in the WiFi properties, my all connections were unchecked. For getting the connectivity back, I had to check all the boxes.

Please keep in mind that check all the boxes and leave the Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol unchecked. If you do so your connection will work just fine.

What is the Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol?

here is my 17 days research that I am going to share it with you.

If you listen about kernel-mode or not I don’t know if not then I will share the details of kernel mood below also please must read Microsoft Network Adapter multiplexor

The protocol is basically a kernel-mood driver that commonly used with Network Interface card bonding. NIC Teaming is one of the essences of the protocol.

If you know a bit more about NIC teaming then you come to know that it is referred to as Load Balancing/Failover ( LBFO ) that helps you to install one additional ethernet network adapters into your server so that it combines and make one virtual Network interface card and then it will provide you the best performance.

NIC Card in Laptop: Working Explained

Listen as we all know that in the early stages of the technology there are computers that don’t even connect with the other computer easily, so we have to use the floppy disk or something else that is the latest invention of that time.

But nowadays there are multiple ways to do so, Now computers use Network interface cards that have the ability to connect the other computer using Ethernet/WiFi. There are multiple names of the Network Interface card like Network interface controller,

Network Adapter, or Local Area Network Adapter that we know as LAN.

At starting releases of this NIC there are separate NIC that consisted of a card that is connected with the motherboard of the computer. And an Rj45 connector is used to connect it with other PC. 

How to Configure the Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor protocol?

Here is the method of this according to my expert research.

Method 1:

Firstly You have to disable the Windows Firewall that can be disabled by just going into settings & disable all the features that are constantly running on the background. 

If you turn off your Windows Firewall it is dangerous for you but you are doing it just for experiment purposes. After completing the test please re-enable it to protect the network.

Here is the video for the configuration of the Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor protocol.

How to disable Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol?

This is very easy I just show you by putting images here that how to disable Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol in Windows 10.

After clicking the wifi settings you got this window, now you have to click on to Change Adapter Options that are on the top right corner of the window.

The Next Window that will appear in front of you is similar to this one.

Now you have to right-click on the network that is connected to your PC & the next window pop up like this you can see below

So here you can see the uncheck option is Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol so if you uncheck it that’s mean it is disabled but if you check it then It is enabled so by choosing what you want & just click on Ok.

Here is also a Video Guide that I found for you please have a look if you face any difficulty just comment below I am happy to help. I wanna thank Web Design Columbia SC for helping me find the solution.

Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol Hyper-V – Some Misconceptions!

I will demonstrate how to install Hyper-v and create virtual machines.

I will also demonstrate how to manage and maintain those virtual machines once they have been created.

I will provide you with an overview of hyper-v as well as some of the background behind the technology.

I will also provide you with some hyper-v terminology and will briefly touch on licensing so let’s get started.

The question you may have is what exactly is hyper-v. Hyper-v is a Microsoft virtualization product that allows you to create a virtual machine on your system that running windows.

In the past when someone needs another Virtual machine they have to purchase the computer hardware itself including the chassis, motherboard processor, RAM,  hard disks so on and so forth once the hardware was in place you would have to purchase a Windows server operating system that has to be installed onto the computer hardware.

After making one if you decided to deploy another Windows server you would have to purchase a second computer and a second Windows operating system.

When hardware became faster and more powerful a new concept is known as dual booting was introduced.

Dual-booting gave IT professionals the ability to install multiple operating systems onto one physical computer whilst dual booting.

Let’s take a modern-day example and say that you have a computer and a copy of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 you want to install both of these operating systems onto your one computer to do this you create two partitions on the hard disk Windows 7 is installed onto the first partition and Windows 8.1 onto the second partition.

When the computer is first switched on you are given the choice of which operating system you’d like to boot up however you can only use one of those systems at a time what this essentially means is that if you are using Windows 7 and wanted to use Windows 8.1 you would first have to shut Windows 7 down and then boot up Windows 8.1 for a few years.

Dual-booting was the only method of running two or more operating systems on the same physical computer before the virtualization was introduced addressed many of the shortcomings of dual-booting by allowing you to create virtual machines.

Virtual machines as I like to describe them are essentially software computers that are your machine looks and behaves just like any other software application that you have installed on your computer every day.

The virtual machine you create provide you with a completely separate working operating system this essentially means that you can have multiple operating systems running side-by-side on the same computer at the same time when the

hyper-v role is installed onto a Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 r2

A server that server becomes known as the host and the virtual machines you create on the host are called guests once a virtual machine or guest installed.

One thing, you should also know that hyper-v, guest compatible with a range of operating systems with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 r2 you can install the following Microsoft server operating systems as hyper-v guests.

Windows Server 2012 r2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 r2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 r2 and Windows Server 2003 providing you have service pack 2 installed, So you can also have Windows Home Server 2011 and windows small business server 2011.

You can check the Video for more info.

Windows 10 Ethernet and Wi-Fi Teaming

So, First of all, you have to go to the search bar below on the left side of your window and search Registry.

1 – Right-click on it & open it as Administrator.

2 – Window pop up in front of you & now you have to expand the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE  then expand the software & then expand the policies then expand Microsoft and then expand the window now click & expands Wcmsvs and now click on the local.

Here is the path where you have to go.

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WcmSvc

3- IN Local right click and click DWORD32 Value and by writing the names type minimize connections & press enter no double click it and set the value to 0. If it has already 0 then It is fine.

4- Restart the computer you have done it.

Windows 10 NIC Teaming In 2019

Easy Configuration of NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2019

WiFi USB Adapter Drivers (OSX/MAC, Linux, and Windows)

After purchasing a WSKY Wireless Dual Band adapter from Amazon I am very excited to use it with my Mac.

So the first issue that I got that I have no CD to install the driver it is the second time that I buy and wifi adapter but don’t get the CD.

So I already face this problem so I decide to find the drivers and write an article on it so that everybody gets to find it easily.

These are the drivers that I especially find and upload it for you.

Note for Linux users: More recent versions of Linux (Linux 18, Ubuntu 16) may have trouble using the provided driver.

If you have to install it on the Ubuntu OS, there is a command below for you that can help you in installing it. Other Linux users, please share your thoughts in the comment box.

sudo apt purge rtl8812au-dkms

sudo apt install git

git clone https://github.com/gnab/rtl8812au.git

sudo cp -r rtl8812au /usr/src/rtl8812au-4.2.2

sudo dkms add -m rtl8812au -v 4.2.2

sudo dkms build -m rtl8812au -v 4.2.2

sudo dkms install -m rtl8812au -v 4.2.2

Must restart your computer after installing the drivers.

If you need further help regarding fixing Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol, please feel free to comment down below.

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