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Windows 7: Question about wi fi (screenshot)

17 May 2014   #1
jonnyhillow

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Question about wi fi (screenshot)

Hi everyone, my question is i use an ethernet cable to get internet but do have wi fi capability , i don't use wi fi and don't even have a router , when i looked at Speccy, the circled names in the screenshot are my neighbors wi fi names .

Is this normal ?

Thanks




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17 May 2014   #2
theveterans

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah. It's normal. Speccy gathers every information including the WiFi scan. You can easily disable your WiFi NIC on the device manager if don't want programs scanning for WiFi APs.
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17 May 2014   #3
jonnyhillow

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thank you , won't disabling them show a yellow icon in device manager?
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17 May 2014   #4
ComputerGeek

Desk 1: Win 7 Pro x32; Desk 2: Windows 10 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jonnyhillow View Post
Thank you , won't disabling them show a yellow icon in device manager?
In Win 7, a disabled device should appear as a down arrow (e.g. i disabled my Logitech cam)


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