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How to reset network naming

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    How to reset network naming


    http://i.imgur.com/rXKccGn.png underlined
    Might seem unrelated to network but im not sure where else to ask,back then on 7 i had up to network 35 on my laptop and it really annoys me,any way to "reset" it?

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    Linux Mint 17.2


    It is in the Registry. Each time an adapter is installed or reinstalled. Windows creates a new registry entry for that adapter.
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    8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    It is in the Registry. Each time an adapter is installed or reinstalled. Windows creates a new registry entry for that adapter.
    Not sure what to look in the registry and i'd rather not mess with it,can you give me a keyword/where it is located?
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  4. #4


    Quote Originally Posted by Valdarez View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    It is in the Registry. Each time an adapter is installed or reinstalled. Windows creates a new registry entry for that adapter.
    Not sure what to look in the registry and i'd rather not mess with it,can you give me a keyword/where it is located?
    The following link, shows the registry location...
    Network Name - Change in Windows 8
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    Worked,thanks alot!
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