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Windows 7: problems with multiple copies of wireless networks

02 Jan 2012   #1
bowser57

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
problems with multiple copies of wireless networks

My computer seems to re-recognize my wireless network each time I connect and it is making multiple copies of the same network visible in on my computer

here's a partial screenshot of what I'm talking about



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how can I make it so that there's only one entry for the network. The ssid is "dd-wrt"?


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22 Jan 2012   #2
jrizzo

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I am having the same problem. Recently, my network started dropping out intermittently, for no apparent reason. And just now, multiple copies of my network appear - see image. I am using a D-Link DIR-655 wireless router and am running Windows 7 Home x64. I have my router set to not broadcast the name. Any help is appreciated.

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22 Jan 2012   #3
jrizzo

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Just solved my problem. I reset my router (pressed the reset pin on the back), then set up the router. After that, I went into the Network & Sharing control panel and clicked "Manage Wireless Networks". I then right clicked on each of the "duplicated" networks and selected "Remove network" from the pop-up menu. This eliminated all the extra copies of my network that appeared in the network connection pop-up. NOTE: Resetting the router may not have been necessary, but considering the drop-out issues I was having, I thought it couldn't hurt.
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