Fix FortiClient VPN stuck, hangs on installing drivers in Windows 10 [Steps]

What is ‘FortiClient VPN stuck on installing drivers’ issue in Windows 10?

In this post, we are going to discuss on How to fix FortiClient stuck on installing drivers, FortiClient VPN stuck on installing drivers, FortiClient hangs installing drivers in Windows 10. You will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue. Let’s starts the discussion.

‘FortiClient VPN’: FortiClient VPN app allows accessing or connecting to VPN in two ways including IPSec and SSL. SSL is recommended option and it is more reliable, and likely to work in all scenarios compared with IPSec, which may not work from some networks including hotels and cafes. Configuring SSL VPN connection is required to connect VPN network using FortiClient VPN.

However, several Windows users reported that they faced ‘FortiClient stuck on installing drivers’, ‘FortiClient hangs installing drivers’, or ‘FortiClient VPN stuck on installing drivers’ issue on their Windows 10 computer when they tried to run or use FortiClient VPN app. This issue indicates there is some problem with Windows Operating System WAN Miniport driver in your computer or not specifically with FortiClient VPN issue.

You can fix the issue by uninstall Miniport WAN driver from computer and then reinstall correct version of Miniport Driver in your computer, and check if it works. You can also run WAN Miniport Repair Tool in order to resolve the issue. Also, this issue can be occurred due to issue with FortiClient VPN app itself. You can uninstall and reinstall FortiClient VPN in computer in order to resolve. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix FortiClient VPN stuck on installing drivers issue in Windows 10?

Method 1: Fix ‘FortiClient hangs installing drivers’ with ‘PC Repair Tool’

‘PC Repair Tool’ is easy & quick way to find and fix BSOD errors, DLL errors, EXE errors, problems with programs/applications, malware or viruses issues, system files or registry issues, and other system issue with just few clicks.

⇓ Get PC Repair Tool⇓

Method 2: Run WAN Miniport Repair Tool to fix issue with WAN Miniport driver

Step 1: At first, you need to download and install ‘WAN Miniport Repair Tool’ from official sources in your computer

Step 2: Once installed, restart your computer and launch WAN Miniport Repair Tool, and follow on-screen instructions to finish repairing process and once done, check if it works for you.

Method 3: Uninstall WAN Miniport Driver and then reinstall it


Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and expand ‘Network Adapters’ category

Step 2: Find and right-click on WAN Miniport driver, and select ‘Uninstall Device’ to uninstall it

Step 3: Once uninstalled, open your browser and visit ‘Microsoft Official site’, search for ‘devcon.exe’ and download and install the driver file in your computer

Step 4: Now, you need to reinstall Miniport driver by executing following commands in Command Prompt. (Type ‘cmd’ in Windows Search Box and press ‘SHIFT + ENTER’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Command Prompt as Administrator’)

Step 5: Once executed, restart your computer and check if the error is resolved

Method 4: Update FortiClient VPN app

If the issue is still persist, then you can perform FortiClient VPN update in computer in order to fix the issue. To do so, you can download and install latest & compatible version of FortiClient VPN app in your computer and check if the issue is resolved.

Download or reinstall WAN Miniport Drivers update in Windows PC [Automatically]

You can also try to update all Windows drivers including WAN Miniport drivers using Automatic Driver Update Tool. You can get this tool through button/link below.

⇓ Get Automatic Driver Update Tool⇓


I am sure this post helped you on How to fix FortiClient stuck on installing drivers, FortiClient VPN stuck on installing drivers, FortiClient hangs installing drivers in Windows 10 with several easy steps/methods. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.

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