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Hyper-V Network Default Miniport Error Code 37

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Hyper-V Network Default Miniport Error Code 37

    I had Hyper-V installed and working on my Windows 8.1 Pro system without any problems until now.
    I was accessing the drivers via my network and it suddenly locked up on me and I couldn't connect to it.
    Upon further investigation I cannot access the Virtual Switch Manager and the Network Adapter shows up with
    "Windows cannot initialize the device driver for this hardware. (Code 37) {Operation Failed}
    The requested operation was unsuccessful."
    I have tried to uninstall and reinstall it manually both via the protocols in the network adapters and via the Device Manager but it still shows up with the same error.
    I have removed and reinstalled Hyper-V on Windows and I have rebooted continually to test it.
    I'm at a loss and don't know what to to to remove this fully and reinstall fresh. Any ideas or suggestions would be welcome.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Cross Plains
    Posts : 253
    Windows 10 Pro

    My suggestion is to try a system restore to a point before this all started happening. Try that and see if it fixes it.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Hyper-V Network Default Miniport Error Code 37

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