Native 802.11 Operating States

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.

Each Native 802.11 operation mode consists of various states that define the actions the miniport driver can perform while operating in a particular mode. The following topics describe the operating states of each Native 802.11 operation mode:

Extensible Access Point (ExtAP) Operating States

Extensible Station (ExtSTA) Operating States

Network Monitor (NetMon) Operating States

For more information about Native 802.11 operation modes, see Native 802.11 Operation Modes.