How to Fix VPN Client Driver Error in Windows

In the various versions of Windows like Windows XP/ Windows Vista/ Windows 7/ Windows 8 or Windows 10, you may use different network for your operating system. If you are using VPN (Virtual Private Network) in your computer, then you may get the VPN Client Driver Error in Windows. It mainly happens to your computer due to the compatibility issue between the VPN client and the Windows operating system. After getting the error, you will not be able to initiate the networking any more in the computer. Therefore, it is very important to fix the issue with the help of the manual or automatic methods. If you are not technically expert then you must download and install Advanced System Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.


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Symptoms of cannot initiate VPN error –

After the occurring of the VPN Client Driver Error in Windows you will see many symptoms like unable to access the networking in your Windows OS, slow performance of the computer, automatic shutdown, screen freezing, system stuck, blue screen of death error, opening of some apps without your permission, popping up of many error messages on your computer screen simultaneously, etc. You can also see the following error message;

“The VPN client driver has encountered an error”

Causes of the VPN Client Driver Error in Windows –

You may get the “cannot initiate VPN error” due to many reasons like compatibility issue between the VPN client and the Windows operating system, incomplete installation of the Network, virus infections, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured Windows system files, damaged device drivers, hard drive failure, hardware or software incompatibility, etc.

How to fix VPN Client Driver Error in Windows –

You can fix the entire problems with the help of the below mentioned manual method:

  1. Go to the start menu and type regedit and hit Enter
  2. You will get into Registry Editor Window.
  3. Go to the registry key DisplayName for VPN client driver in the following way:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\vpnva\DisplayName

  1. Double click on DisplayName and remove everything before Cisco AnyConnect VPN Virtual Miniport Adapter for Windows.
  2. Click on OK and restart Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client.
  3. Enter the VPN server and give your credentials as requested.
  4. Click on Connect.

With the help of the above manual method, the problem of VPN Client Driver Error in Windows will be resolved. But this manual method is very complicated and requires a sound technical skill. Otherwise, you may face severe data loss situation in the computer. Therefore, you should download and install Advanced System Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Advanced System Repair Tool is the most dynamic tool in the world to fix the Windows problems automatically. It is compatible with any version of Windows. You can remove the errors, repair registry settings and misconfigured system files completely. It will also enhance the performance of the computer amazingly.


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