yet another blog about computer, technology, programming, and internet

Monday, September 10, 2007

PPPoE Problem: unavailable - device missing

Monday, September 10, 2007 Posted by Ismail Habib 48 comments
Last week I tried to make a new PPPoE connection to my campus. I did it before and everything went fine, but not last week. I couldn't do the dial and when I saw the dial-up icon this not-so-funny-message under the dial-up icon: unavailable - device missing. I went crazy for sometimes before I found this solution:

1. Download devcon.exe from some Microsoft sites

2. Open netrasa.inf in c:\windows\inf (c:\winnt\inf on win2k I guess)

3. Look for the section [Msft.NTx86]

4. In the DeviceID column, you can see the installable devices.

5. Run this command to install the WAN Miniport (PPTP):
devcon.exe install c:\windows\inf\netrasa.inf MS_PptpMiniport

6. Install the other devices similarly. (Probably you will need MS_L2tpMiniport, MS_PtiMiniport, MS_NdisWanIp, MS_PppoeMiniport additionally)

It worked. I didn't even bother to try to understand anything :P

Solution found at http://www.daniweb.com/forums/thread18016.html

48 comments:

  1. some on topic comment eh?
    hmmm, i dont even know whats PPPoE T_T

    so, yea, I'm glad that it worked, bib :D

    And it is kinda our habit as an instant generation i guess to not bothering about the "why" as long as it works ^^

    is that on-topic-comment enough? ^^;;>

    ReplyDelete
  2. Aldin8:53 PM

    Is bikin GB dong di blognya biar bisa ninggalin pesen pesen dengan mudah :p

    ReplyDelete
  3. Wiihhh.. Jadi klo ada masalah connection dr Roland, aku tinggal ke kamarmu lagi ya Bib, hehehe :D

    ReplyDelete
  4. jangan lupa aku menerapkan tarif konsultasi dalam hitungan menit looo...

    ReplyDelete
  5. "It worked. I didn't even bother to try to understand anything :P"


    bukannya itu yg selalu terjadi klo kita bekerja ama windows ???

    ReplyDelete
  6. Any way I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon.
    www.baixar-whatsapp.com.br

    ReplyDelete


  7. Crypto Vip Club Within the spirit of not making an attempt to skew the numbers and to remain as objective as doable, I wished to wait until we tend to saw a comparatively neutral taking part in field. This week is concerning as sensible as any because it represents a amount in time when both markets saw corrections.
    #Crypto_Vip_Club,#Crypto_Edge_System,#Cryptocurrency,#Crypto_Bitcoins_Guide,#The_Bitcoin_Code,#Crypto_Revolution,#Trading_With_John,#One_Bitcoin_A_Day,#Block_Street_Crypto_Trader
    Visit Here: http://www.cryptobitcoinsguide.com/crypto-vip-club/

    ReplyDelete
  8. Female Escorts: Mordecai and Hegai ready Esther to be a better queen then Vashti (one:19), whereas all the opposite girls, from the full kingdom, were instructed to proudly show their unique and strange manners and customs to the king.
    Female Escorts,High Class Call Girls,Escorts Girls,Escorts ,Escorts near me
    Female Escorts

    ReplyDelete