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#1 derek.ellis

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Posted 10 September 2011 - 11:53 PM

I am just now starting to use my cellphone as a modem to my PC via Tethering with a USB Cable

I have Windows 7 Home Premuim on a Dell Insprion 530s.

my Cell is a Samsung Strive (A687) with AT&T for my provider.

After tinkering around with the PC studio (the software on my PC to use my phone while connected), i got it working. But, under the network Icon on the Win 7 system tray it says i am connected to "Samsung Strive 5". At one point i had 2,3,4 and now 5.

Now, i only have one phone to use. Somehow, after configuring it, it thinks (i guess) i have 5 modems?

So, how can change so that my PC only 'sees' that i have one modem connected (other that my LAN/NIC)

I want to change the connection so that it reads "samsung strive" only.

Edited by derek.ellis, 10 September 2011 - 11:54 PM.


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#2 derek.ellis

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 12:29 AM

Problem solved

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/24683-network-name-icon-change.html

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Posted 11 September 2011 - 06:57 AM

Thanks for providing the link and your self-resolution...happy computing :).

Louis




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