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Windows 7: How can i rename my wireless network connection?

03 Feb 2010   #11
psikofunkster

Windows 7 32 bits.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jonathan_King View Post


I am not thinking clearly, I am tired.



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03 Feb 2010   #12
psikofunkster

Windows 7 32 bits.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ProXic View Post
Hi Proxic thanks for your help, i did what you posted but things are exactly the same.

In windows xp this was easy, in 7 no way to change those names im afraid.... only reinstalling windows 7 again!
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03 Feb 2010   #13
Agent Zach

Windows® 7 Home Premium SP1 [x64]
 
 

Which, of course, isn't worth the hassle.

I'll further investigate this issue.
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03 Feb 2010   #14
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Open regedit

HKLM > System > Controlset001 > Control > Network.

In there, find your connection name, click on it, and in the right window right-click the Name string, Modify and you should be able to edit the name. Ok to confirm. Here is an example.

Name:  Noname.jpg
Views: 412
Size:  29.7 KBName:  Noname1.jpg
Views: 98
Size:  10.1 KB


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03 Feb 2010   #15
psikofunkster

Windows 7 32 bits.
 
 

Thanks for trying to help aem, but no luck there



Even in the connections folder...nothing there.
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03 Feb 2010   #16
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Were you able to find any connections eg Local Area Connections in those folders, or just not the connection you want to edit?
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03 Feb 2010   #17
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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03 Feb 2010   #18
psikofunkster

Windows 7 32 bits.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Were you able to find any connections eg Local Area Connections in those folders, or just not the connection you want to edit?
No.
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03 Feb 2010   #19
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Just do this. Easy enough?


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03 Feb 2010   #20
psikofunkster

Windows 7 32 bits.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Just do this. Easy enough?
you're almost there man, i've already tried that before windows says it can't rename it cause already exists....you know 1, 2, 3, 4 now im in number 21... how do i delete the old ones (from 1 to 20)?
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