[vpn-help] vpn 2.1.7. on Win7-64bit only works on fresh install after reboot no return ike message is received
rovinggecko at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 12 13:42:31 CST 2011
I installed the latest 2.2.0 Alpha and it works like a charm.
From: Matthew Grooms <mgrooms at shrew.net>
To: Roving Gecko <rovinggecko at yahoo.com>
Cc: vpn-help at lists.shrew.net
Sent: Wed, January 12, 2011 7:16:08 PM
Subject: Re: [vpn-help] vpn 2.1.7. on Win7-64bit only works on fresh install
after reboot no return ike message is received
On 1/12/2011 8:17 AM, Roving Gecko wrote:
> I have installed version 2.1.7 on windows 7 64-bit.
> Right after the install, before I reboot the laptop, the application
> works just fine and allows me to connect to a cisco pix gateway.
> However, as soon as I reboot my laptop the application stops functioning.
> I get a 'negotiation timout occurred' in the client.
> When I log the application right after install and after reboot I get:
> Any suggestions? I've reinstalled it a couple times, went through all
> the suggested extra cleanup before a new install, disabled all
> firewalls, etc. Searched the mailing list. All to no avail.
I just added this to the FAQ. Its been answered lots of time on the list but
here it is again ...
Q. After installing the client I can connect. But after I reboot, connections
A. If you are using a Wireless Adapter on Windows 7 and using client version
2.1.7 or earlier, this problem is related to the presence of a Microsoft Virtual
Wifi Adapter. Disabling the adapter in the Network Connections dialog will allow
the VPN client to connect properly. Client version 2.2.0 has a fix for this
issue in the kernel driver and does not require the Virtual Wifi adapter to be
Hope this helps,
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