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Windows 7: What Exactly is a Tunnel Adapter

27 Jan 2010   #1
senate6won6

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
What Exactly is a Tunnel Adapter

I have been seeing these tunnel adapters showing up when I do an IPCONFIG command for years now, and today I am wondering what they are. What is there purpose? What do they?


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27 Jan 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try this: Anyone know what "Tunnel Adapters" are in ipconfig? - Vista Forums

Google will be your friend, in this case. There are plenty of links that will show you how to remove it, if you so wish.

Hope this helps,
~JK
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27 Jan 2010   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by senate6won6 View Post
I have been seeing these tunnel adapters showing up when I do an IPCONFIG command for years now, and today I am wondering what they are. What is there purpose? What do they?

Hi

Tunneling is how you do secure (encrypted) communications across an
untrusted network (the Internet). Those look like
IPv6 tunneling.

more here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/n.../cc987595.aspx
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