CyanogenMod USB Tethering Fix


This post was last updated on June 6th, 2020 at 12:34 pm

Simple fix for the annoying CyanogenMod USB tethering on Win 7.

  1. Plug in your phone via USB, enable USB tethering.
  2. Open device manager (in control panel)
  3. Find your phone on the list, it should be listed as RNDIS device. It will have a ? and yellow !
  4. Right click on it and select ‘update driver’
  5. When the window pops up, select ‘browse my computer for driver software’
  6. Select ‘Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer’
  7. For device type select Network adapters.
  8. For manufacturer select Microsoft Corporation
  9. Then select ‘Remote NDIS based Internet Sharing Device’
  10. Hit next, it will give you a warning…ignore it and hit yes.

That should do it…tether away!

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