[Solved] Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter missing

By April Cai  Driver Error  network adapterXbox   0 Comment

Can’t find Microsoft Teredo Tunneling adapter in Device Manager? Even after you select to show hidden devices? You must be frustrated now as you probably could not use party chat on your Xbox app.

Don’t worry. You won’t be stuck there forever. In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix the Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter is missing problem on your computer. Read on and find how…

Try these fixes:

  1. Install the Teredo adapter manually
  2. Re-enable the Teredo adapter
  3. Check if the Teredo adapter is disabled in your registry’s setting
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Fix 1: Install the Teredo adapter manually

When you cannot find Microsoft Teredo Tunneling adapter in Device Manager, you can firstly manually install it to see it it presents.

Here’s how you can install the Teredo adapter manually:

  1. On your keyboard, hold down the Windows logo key, then press R to bring up a Run box.
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

  3. Device Manager will then open. Click Action to select Add legacy hardware.

  4. Click Next.

  5. Tick on Install the hardware that I manually select from a list(Advanced), then click Next.

  6. Click Network adapters, then click Next.

  7. Click Microsoft then Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter. Click Next.

  8. Click Next to start install the adapter.
  9. Click Finish.
  10. On Device Manager window, click View to select Show hidden devices.

  11. Double-click Network adapters. Check to see if Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter is present there.

    a) If it does, congrats!

    b) If you still cannot see it, don’t worry, there’re something else you can try. Move on to the next fix.

Fix 2: Re-enable the Teredo adapter

The follow steps help you disable the Teredo adapter then enable it again.

  1. On your keyboard, hold down the Windows logo key, then press R to bring up a Run box.
  2. Type cmd, then press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys together.

  3. Click Yes when prompted by User Account Control.

  4. Type the following command and press Enter.
    netsh interface Teredo set state disable
    
    Once you do, restart your computer.
  5. Once your computer reboots, run Command Prompt as administrator as Step 1 to Step 3 shows.
  6. Type the following command and press Enter.
    netsh interface Teredo set state type=default
    
  7. Open a Run box as Step 1 shows.
  8. Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.
  9. Click View to select Show hidden devices. Then double click Network adapters and check to see if the Teredo adapter shows up.

    a) If it does, great!

    b) If you still cannot see the adapter, don’t give up hope, check if Fix 3 helps you…

Fix 3: Check if the Teredo adapter is disabled in your registry’s setting

If both methods above fail to help you, there’s a good chance that some program alert your network settings to disable the Teredo Tunneling adapter.

You can check if the Teredo adapter is disabled in your registry’s setting by these steps:

  1. On your keyboard, hold down the Windows logo key, then press R to bring up a Run box.
  2. Type cmd, then press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys together.

  3. Click Yes when prompted by User Account Control.
  4. Type the following command and press Enter.
    reg query HKL\Syste\CurrentControlSe\Service\iphlpsv\TeredoCheck 
    Check to see if the output includes the following line: Type EG_DWORD 0x4

    a) If you see the line, then the Teredo adapter is disabled on your computer.
    You can enable it through typing the following command and pressing Enter to enable the adapter:
    netsh interface Teredo set state type=default
    b) If you don’t see the line, then move on to the next step.
  5. Type the following command and press Enter:
    reg query HKL\Syste\CurrentControlSe\Service\TcpIp\Parameters
    Check the value of the following line: DisabledComponents EGDWORD 0x…

    a) If the value is not 0x0, like DisabledComponents REG_DWORD 0x8e, the Teredo adapter is disabled on your computer.
    Type the following command and press Enter to enable the adapter:
    reg addHKLM\Sstem\CurrentContrlSet\Serices\Tpip6\Parameters /v DisabledComponents / REGDWORD /d 0x0
    b) If the value is 0x0, move on to the next step.
  6. Open a Run box as Step 1 shows.
  7. Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.
  8. Click View to select Show hidden devices. Then double click Network adapters and check to see if the Teredo adapter shows up.

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