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Topic # 111951 20-Nov-2012 20:27 Send private message

I have installed Cisco VPN on a Windows 8 machine and get the error message 440 driver not installed. I have spent 3 or 4 hours trying to google all over the place to no effect. Cisco have not replied to my emails. I then tried to load Shrew VPN client and that hangs at about 80% through install. Has anybody else  managed to load a VPN client on Win 8 equipment ?

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  Reply # 720379 20-Nov-2012 21:21 Send private message

i'm running sonicwall/cisco/f5 vpn clients on win7 virtual machines hosted inside of win8. I haven't tried directly on the win8 install though.




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  Reply # 720437 20-Nov-2012 22:50 Send private message

I'm running FortiClient VPN on my Windows 8 PC without any problems. It's an old version (v4.2) too cause I don't like the new v5 interface.

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  Reply # 720438 20-Nov-2012 22:54 Send private message

You have to edit some registry files and remove a bunch of random characters from some string which has the name of your network interface in it. I Googled for it and found the solution a few weeks back.



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  Reply # 720498 21-Nov-2012 07:48 Send private message

insane: You have to edit some registry files and remove a bunch of random characters from some string which has the name of your network interface in it. I Googled for it and found the solution a few weeks back.


Yeah, I found that answer also but the Registry entry that ends in.... vpna... is not there in my machine.

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  Reply # 720534 21-Nov-2012 08:54 Send private message

Does Cisco state that they currently support VPN on Windows 8? I thought we were still waiting on an updated client for Win8....



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  Reply # 720552 21-Nov-2012 09:10 Send private message

gehenna: Does Cisco state that they currently support VPN on Windows 8? I thought we were still waiting on an updated client for Win8....


Had an email back from them. You are right, its a work in progress.

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  Reply # 720655 21-Nov-2012 11:15 Send private message

Is it the Cisco anyconnect client or the other one (just VPN client)? I have the anyconnect client working fine...

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  Reply # 720659 21-Nov-2012 11:20 Send private message

man that Cisco VPN client... Grrrr! Why oh why can't they (MS, the firewall makers etc.) just get some kind of standard IPSEC implementation that works.







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  Reply # 720870 21-Nov-2012 16:45 Send private message

fastmikey: Is it the Cisco anyconnect client or the other one (just VPN client)? I have the anyconnect client working fine...


Not Anyconnect. Its the VPN Client.



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  Reply # 720898 21-Nov-2012 17:47 Send private message

Ruphus: I'm running FortiClient VPN on my Windows 8 PC without any problems. It's an old version (v4.2) too cause I don't like the new v5 interface.


When you set it up did you know all the settings ? My company IT guy has sent them to me in a pcf file. I know nothing about setting this up. Any guidance is much appreciated.

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  Reply # 721050 21-Nov-2012 23:53 Send private message

slliwgd:
Ruphus: I'm running FortiClient VPN on my Windows 8 PC without any problems. It's an old version (v4.2) too cause I don't like the new v5 interface.


When you set it up did you know all the settings ? My company IT guy has sent them to me in a pcf file. I know nothing about setting this up. Any guidance is much appreciated.


FortiClient is a different vendor's product and won't work with Cisco VPN end points. The bottom line here is that Cisco haven't released their compatible app yet, but it can't be far away.

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