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Windows creates a new network when I connect to a VPN

  1. #1

    Posts : 15
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Windows creates a new network when I connect to a VPN


    I have a program that let's me connect to public VPNs. Whenever I connect to a new, never before connected VPN, Windows shows me this notification:

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    Every time this shows up I select "No". The bad thing about this is that for every new VPN connection Windows creates a new network and I don't want to have 25 networks.

    How can I stop Windows from showing these notifications and make it so that it wouldn't search for other devices?

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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    That is correct. VPN Stands for "Virtual Private Network". Emphasis on the Network part.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows creates a new network when I connect to a VPN

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