Rename a device in device manager

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by geoffc, May 13, 2011.

  1. geoffc

    geoffc New Member

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    can any body help with this jist installed a mobile broad band dongel and in device manager the device ends with #2 the device was ok at first but when switched off computer the diver seemed to re-install leaving #2
     
  2. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    If you open the Network and Sharing center, then select Change Adapter Settings, do you see two adapters there? Maybe try disabling one to see what happens.

    You should also be able to rename it in that dialog box.
     
  3. msfanboy98

    msfanboy98 New Member

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    try to edit the registry.it would be here HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet
     

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