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Windows 7: Which ones can I delete?

15 Feb 2011   #11
Fayla

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

Registry tinkering is risky, but I do have prior experience and I had a system image to restore back to just in case the worst happened.

Yes it did replenish itself. Before playing around I had only two ISATAP interfaces, but soon I saw a third ISATAP! I did manage to delete four of those interfaces completely. That was by removing full control the admin/system had on those keys, replacing it with read only. But something went weird with the IPV6 adapter, so that was why I restored the image.

It seems like Microsoft really wants those adapters to be around, even if you don't have a use for them. So I'll leave them all disabled.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoN View Post
I would not mess around registry settings, or try to remove them because they will come again with another new registry key registred, you might get dozen of them after, in the linkage branch and it will retain them each time.

You can check the key
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\psched\Parameters\Adapters, and NdisAdapters

And in
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Lansvc\Profiles\Interfaces...where.xml files are stocked and renewed.



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