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Windows 7: How do I remove annoying suffix number from wireless network name ?

26 Sep 2011   #1
swayzak

Windows 7 Starter
 
 
How do I remove annoying suffix number from wireless network name ?

Hi

I've just upgraded my ADSL router, and renamed the network SSID (in the router) to my preferred name.

Windows detected it fine, but when I hover over the wireless icon on taskbar it says:

"...... 2" (where ...... is the name of my network)

In the Network and Sharing center settings (Control Panel), the network shows up as "...... 2", but when I enter Manage Wireless Networks, the network is listed as "......", without the suffix !!

So I can't see a way of renaming it so it shows up as "......." in the Task Bar.

Can anyone advise ?


thanks


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26 Sep 2011   #2
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello swayzak

Try this go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center. Click on the picture icon of your network (home/public etc) You can change the name there, then at the bottom click merge/delete network locations and you will be able to remove or merge any duplicate connections.
Hope this helps

Danny
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26 Sep 2011   #3
swayzak

Windows 7 Starter
 
 

Brilliant - thanks !
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26 Sep 2011   #4
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swayzak View Post
Brilliant - thanks !
No problem mate

Danny
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