When attempting to connect to a VPN gateway (router or firewall) using the Cisco VPN Client on Windows 10, it will fail to connect because of the following reason: Reason 442: Failed to Enable Virtual Adapter.
Follow the below steps: –
- Open your Windows Registry Editor by typing regedit in the Window run.
- From the window on right, select and right -click on Display Name and choose Modify from the menu. Alternatively, Double-click on Display Name.
For Windows 10 64bit (x64) operating systems, change the value data from “@oem8.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows”
“Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows” (shown below):
The registry key now shows the correct DisplayName value data:
At this point, you should be able to connect to your VPN Router or Gateway without any problems.