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A vista system with Linksys mini port may not work properly

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Started ‎07-22-2010 by
Modified ‎07-22-2010 by


When you open device manager and expand the linksys miniport pptp you get the following message:



"Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware because a previous instance of the device driver is still in memory (Code 38)."


Thinkpad systems with Linksys miniport running Windows vista 


A Driver release from  have fixed this problem. Driver date: 1/18/10


After installing this driver, under driver details the two files should show


netr28u.sys File version

vwifibys.sys File Version 6.1.7600.16385