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Windows 8 and Cisco VPN

Posted by andre | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 05-09-2012


I’ve installed the Windows 8 preview and tried the Cisco VPN client to set up a VPN to my workplace.

Just like with the early releases of Windows 7 the client will give the following error:






To get this to work a change in de Windows registry is needed:

  • Open the registry by typing “regedit” in the run prompt
  • Browse to the following registry key:    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CVirtA
  • Select DisplayName and choose Modify
  • Remove all character leading up to “Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows”
  • When only “Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows” remains, close the window.
  • Try to reconnect