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Re: [Openvpn-users] Tap adapter (driver tap0901) install on Windows 2000 issues

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Tap adapter (driver tap0901) install on Windows 2000 issues
  • From: Matt Wilks <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2007 10:24:11 -0400

Julien Kauffmann wrote:
 > Hi,
 > I'm new to this mailing-list (and to mailing-list in general) and I
 > hope I do everything fine.
 > I recently tried to install the latest OpenVPN beta version (OpenVPN
 > 2.1_rc4) on several Windows 2000 machines (using the administrator
 > account)  but the it seems Windows cannot start the device (it says
 > "code 10"). I tried to reboot, without success.
 > The version of the tap adapter i'm trying to install is the tap0901.
 > The previous version of the tap adapter (tap0801) totally works.
 > I've been looking on the mailing-list and even on Google for someone
 > that experienced the same behaviour but again : without success.
 > I really need the ability to open the tap device as a
 > non-administrator provided by the last driver. Am I trying to do
 > something impossible ?


A couple of our Windows 2000 users have been reporting problems with the
latest TAP driver (0901).  They are all running W2K with SP4, and find
that once the installer has finished there is no TAP adapter installed.
Did you ever figure out your problem?


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