Tap-windows driver fail to install on Windows 10

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rozac
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Tap-windows driver fail to install on Windows 10

Post by rozac » Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:14 pm

Hi, I cant install tap-windows on my system keep failing.
I uninstall anti-virus, firewall, vmware.
I try run it as administrator, try update driver manually, etc... it keep failing.

Here is the log from the windows appearing during the installation.

We are running on a 64-bit system.
Output folder: C:\Program Files\TAP-Windows\bin
Extract: tapinstall.exe... 100%
Output folder: C:\Program Files\TAP-Windows\driver
Extract: OemVista.inf... 100%
Extract: tap0901.cat... 100%
Extract: tap0901.sys... 100%
Delete file: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TAP-Windows\Utilities\Add a new TAP virtual ethernet adapter.lnk
Delete file: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TAP-Windows\Utilities\Delete ALL TAP virtual ethernet adapters.lnk
Remove folder: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TAP-Windows\Utilities\
Remove folder: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TAP-Windows\
Create folder: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TAP-Windows\Utilities
Create shortcut: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TAP-Windows\Utilities\Add a new TAP virtual ethernet adapter.lnk
Create shortcut: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\TAP-Windows\Utilities\Delete ALL TAP virtual ethernet adapters.lnk
Output folder: C:\Program Files\TAP-Windows\include
Extract: tap-windows.h... 100%
Output folder: C:\Program Files\TAP-Windows
Extract: license.txt... 100%
Extract: icon.ico... 100%
tapinstall.exe hwids returned: 0
TAP update (tap0901) (May require confirmation)
Updating drivers for tap0901 from C:\Program Files\TAP-Windows\driver\OemVista.inf.
UpdateDriverForPlugAndPlayDevices failed, GetLastError=1460
tapinstall.exe failed.
tapinstall.exe returned: 2
tapinstall.exe cumulative status: 2
Created uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TAP-Windows\Uninstall.exe
Completed

Any help will be appreciate.

thanks

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TinCanTech
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Re: Tap-windows driver fail to install on Windows 10

Post by TinCanTech » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:24 pm

Try uninstalling and deleting all openvpn registry entries then reinstalling.

rozac
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Re: Tap-windows driver fail to install on Windows 10

Post by rozac » Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:01 pm

I already try it.
I try everything I saw about this problem that was post here.


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