Disconnection Operations

Important The Native 802.11 Wireless LAN interface is deprecated in Windows 10 and later. Please use the WLAN Device Driver Interface (WDI) instead. For more information about WDI, see WLAN Universal Windows driver model.

The miniport driver performs the disconnection operation when the following are true:

The miniport driver must do the following when performing this operation:

  • Cancel any roaming operations and must not start new ones. For more information about canceling and starting roaming operations, see Roaming Operations.

  • Perform a disassociation operation with the access point (AP) or, in the case of an independent BSS (IBSS) network connection, every peer station with which it is currently associated. For more information about this operation, see Disassociation Operations.

  • Transition to the initialization (INIT) operating state. For more information about this state, see Extensible Station Operating States.