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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-21-2010, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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Windows 7 Users Check Device Manager

I've noticed the last couple months that my Win 7 laptop was running slower. And when I ran ipconfig /all I had over 300 network adapters being returned. Looking in Device Manager I only saw two NICs though.

I didn't know there where hidden devices in Device Manager. After going to View->Show Hidden Devices I saw all 330+ network adapters.

I uninstalled all the tunnelling and 6to4 adapters and followed this to prevent them from coming back http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929852 The only reg key that worked for me was 0x01 to disable all tunnel IPv6 interfaces.

Anyway now ipconfig /all shows only one NIC. My laptop boots much faster and anything I do related to network responds faster too.

So if you have Win7 check it, might help you out too.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-21-2010, 04:56 PM
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Interesting. Thanks and I'll pass the info along.





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Nope, just the usual WAN miniports for each transport layer protocol. Probably a dozen in total, including the Atheros and Realtek NIC.

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