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#1 TxTrapper

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Posted 23 December 2014 - 12:31 PM

I have two network connection icons showing,  "Local Area Connection" Network 2 is working fine;

 

can I safely remove the other one?  How do I change Network 2 to just display "Network"?

 

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thanks in advance,

 

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Posted 23 December 2014 - 12:37 PM

Hi,

 

Simply forget about it, if it's working don't fix it. :)

 

Every time windows reinstall the network driver for some reason the number will increase.


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Posted 23 December 2014 - 01:46 PM

Do I have to live with this red x on my Network desktop icon?

 

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Posted 23 December 2014 - 02:24 PM

Hi,

 

Do you have more than one network connection maybe wireless?

 

I have seen several cases at my work when Windows shows the red X for the wireless connection despite the fact the network access is working fine, its a problem that affects only certain wireless adapters and so far we couldn't find a solution for this visual problem.


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Posted 23 December 2014 - 03:49 PM

Problem Solved;  I went to Microsoft and searched for red x on network icon,  and they said change the Network 2 name, I removed the 2 and that fixed that.

 

then I deleted the other network connection, the red x disappeared after a restart.

 

thanks for all the help guys and gals,

 

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Posted 23 December 2014 - 05:38 PM

Hi,

 

I'm glad you solved your problem. :thumbup2:

 

Just for reference can you post the link to the Microsoft site you use?


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Posted 23 December 2014 - 07:15 PM

Glad to help this worked for me;

 

Following the instructions from this link;  I changed the network name from Network 2 to just plain Network first.

 

then i uninstalled the wireless network.  after a restart the red x was gone.  

 

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

 

 

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