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Offline navsailr

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Can VPN affect WiFi adapter
« on: April 20, 2022, 08:09:55 PM »
Just curious if somehow my Avast VPN or Avast Antivirus software could possibly cause my WiFi adapter to stop working or become invisible to Windows 10 Network settings.  My wifi adapter is no longer among my network connections.  I show ethernet, SecureLine TAP (Disabled) and SecureLine Wintun (network cable unplugged). 

Thank you for any ideas...

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Re: Can VPN affect WiFi adapter
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2022, 11:15:57 PM »
See if this helps.
https://www.lifewire.com/reset-wifi-adapter-5179430.
I personally use a program called Complete Internet Repair.
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Re: Can VPN affect WiFi adapter
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2022, 04:01:11 PM »
See if this helps.
https://www.lifewire.com/reset-wifi-adapter-5179430.
I personally use a program called Complete Internet Repair.
https://www.rizonesoft.com/downloads/complete-internet-repair/

Thanks for your suggestions.
I've tried both solutions. No help unfortunately.
I think i'm going to give up with this vpn. It makes my pc fail each time i use it...