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Windows 7: Ethernet controller showing (2) in brackets under device manager, netw

13 Oct 2015   #1
boeingaviation

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 
Ethernet controller showing (2) in brackets under device manager, netw

Hi - after my repair install of windows 7 sp1, under my Device Manager>network adapters>its says the name of the hardware then has a (2) beside it.

Does that effect any normal network operations or should I download the latest network driver for my mobo from ASUS.

Cheers.


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13 Oct 2015   #2
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Shouldn't cause an issue, but perhaps you can create a manual System Restore point (System Restore) and then delete the adapter in Device Manager and restart the PC so Windows can auto-install it.
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13 Oct 2015   #3
boeingaviation

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

If its not going to hinder anything I might leave it, don't want to muck around with system restore and deleting devices just wanted to check it wouldn't cause any problems.

Cheers for your help
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