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How do I refresh the Ethernet device entry in XP's Net Connections?

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Old June 19th 05, 12:59 AM posted to ntl.discussion.broadband.cm,uk.telecom.broadband
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Default How do I refresh the Ethernet device entry in XP's Net Connections?

i must ask why bother?

however you asked so.......

i would uninstall

the rest is auto upon reboot


"Lars" wrote in message
XP Pro + SP1. Home user. Connected to cable modem via on-
motherboard ethernet adapter (Via VT6103).


If I use SysInternal's Regmon then I see a relatively large number of
failed accesses to network entries in the registry.

I would like to remove the existing entry for my ethernet hardware in
Control Panel Network Connections and then put a new one in its

(1) How do I delete it? Can I just delete the entry in Network
Connections or do I need to use uninstall in Device manager? or some
other way.

(2) How do I recreate a new entry in Network Connections for my
ethernet adapter? Will XP do it automatically whe it next boots?

(3) Is there an extra clean-up step which would be worth doing
before I reboot? What would I clean up and how?


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