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Where is Network Connections

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    Windows 8 Pro x64, Ubuntu 12.10, x64

    Where is Network Connections


    I've seen many guides telling me to go to

    Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections

    But I see no option to go there. From anywhere. And when I type it in it just brings me to control.exe. How can I access that page?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Lloyd,

    "Network Connections" is when you open the "Network and Sharing Center", and click on the "Change adapter settings" link on the left side.

    If you like, the tutorial below has a "Network Connections" shortcut that you could use to make opening it easier if you will be opening it often.

    Network Connections - Create Shortcut - Windows 7 Forums

    OR

    (metro version from charms)
    Networks flyout Shortcut - Create in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 25 Jan 2013 at 00:21. Reason: addition
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  3. #3


    Quote Originally Posted by cclloyd9785 View Post
    I've seen many guides telling me to go to

    Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections

    But I see no option to go there. From anywhere. And when I type it in it just brings me to control.exe. How can I access that page?
    If you are talking about managing wireless connections, It's in a different place with Windows 8.

    How to Manage Wireless Network Connections & Profiles in Windows 8 | 7 Tutorials
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