SsonicWall GVC

I am unable to install SsonicWall GVC. I get the following error:
UpdateDriversForPlugAndPlayDevices failed - virtual adapter can not be installed.
Error =
path = 'C:\PROGRA~1\SonicWALL\SonicWALL Global VPN Client\Drivers\netRCVPN.inf'

When I click OK I get the following message:
ReinstallVirtualAdapter() failed

Again, when I click on OK I get:
Failed to install the virtual adapter!

The install completes after that. However, when I run SonicWALL GVC, highlight a connection and click on Enable I get the following message:
The connection "xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx" requires the use of the SonicWall Virtual Adapter, however this adapter can not be found. It may have been disabled or uninstalled. Please check your network configuration.

I am running MS Windows Vista on my laptop. I have no problem running the same system from my office using a desktop/Windows XP.
I have already followed all recommendations that I found on the net, i.e. turned off firewall, unistalled, cleaned the computer running winfix.exe, etc.

Please help. Thanks,

Fuad
beroea56Asked:
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beroea56Author Commented:
Yes, I logged in as Administrator, disabled UAC. I am using GVC version 4.0.0.835, my windows version is Vista-32.
I believe that my problem started by initially running GVC version 2.2, which i had used in the past to install on my office desktop (WinXP). Unistall never cleaned the computer fully. Finally, after unistalling/cleaning and deleting all related files/folders, i backed up my registry/created a restore point and then manually cleaned the registry, rebooted, while Firewall is off, and re-installed, and voila...
So far (two hours have passed) everything has been working just fine.
Thanks for your help,

Fuad
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Bill BachPresidentCommented:
As with most Vista issues, have you tried disabling UAC and logging in as Administrator to do this?

Also, you don't specify which version you're trying, but the page at:
    http://www.sonicwall.com/us/2113_vista.html
seems to imply that GVC 4.0 or above should work on Vista-32, but NO versions will work on Vista-64.  You may wish to contact SonicWall directly to determine if your version of GVC is supported on your version of Vista.
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djsixCommented:
Hello,

I am getting the same error message when trying to install GVC SonicWall 4.2.6 on Windows 2000 service pack 4 -- except for the INF file which is "netSWVNIC.inf" instead:

UpdateDriverForPlugAndPlayDevices(2) failed - virtual adapter can not be installed.
Error = No data is available.
path = 'C:\Program Files\SonicWALL\SonicWALL Global VPN Client\ ... \netSWVNIC.inf'

I tried just about everything I could, including a clean up of the "Deterministic Network Enhancer", with no luck.  How can I get SonicWall VPN client installed on my system?
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CALDerekCommented:
Hi - No idea why this question has been closed as there doesn't seem to be a resolution to the Sonicwall Global  VPN issue.

I get the same error when trying to install Sonicwall GlobalPVN on Windows 7 Pro, 32 bit

UpdateDriverForPlugAndPlayDevices(2) failed - virtual adapter can not be installed.
Error = The system cannot find the file specified.

Path = "C:\Program Files\SonicWall\SonicWall Global VPN Client\...\netSWVNIC.inf

I am logged in as administrator and have deactivated UAC. Also installed Deterministic Networks Update:  ftp://files.citrix.com/dneupdate.msi for 32-bit

Global VPN Client version: 4.26.0305

Any thoughts or advice would be much appreciated.
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