Install the Microsoft Loopback adapter in Windows XP


To manually install the Microsoft Loopback adapter in Windows XP, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. If you are in Classic view, click Switch to Category View under Control Panel in the left pane.
  3. Double-click Add Hardware, and then click Next.
  4. Click Yes, I have already connected the hardware, and then click Next.
  5. At the bottom of the list, click Add a new hardware device, and then click Next.
  6. Click Install the hardware that I manually select from a list, and then click Next.
  7. Click Network adapters, and then click Next.
  8. In the Manufacturer box, click Microsoft.
  9. In the Network Adapter box, click Microsoft Loopback Adapter, and then click Next.
  10. Click Finish.

One response to “Install the Microsoft Loopback adapter in Windows XP”

  1. alfred says :

    Great guide. thank you.

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