1.    11 Apr 2008 #1
    SwampYankee Guest

    Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection


    Hi,
    Whenever I do an ipconfig I get a bunch of connections that are not
    active. It lists my active connections, but then I get a whole series of
    these:
    Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

    Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:

    Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

    Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :

    They don't seem to be causing any harm and the only downside is that I
    sometimes have to scroll around to find the connection that is active.
    What are these?
    thanks
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  2.    11 Apr 2008 #2
    Synapse Syndrome Guest

    Re: Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection


    "SwampYankee" <1@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:MPG.22693e6b56a3bad9896bc@xxxxxx

    > Hi,
    > Whenever I do an ipconfig I get a bunch of connections that are not
    > active. It lists my active connections, but then I get a whole series of
    > these:
    > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:
    >
    > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    >
    > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:
    >
    > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    >
    > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    >
    > They don't seem to be causing any harm and the only downside is that I
    > sometimes have to scroll around to find the connection that is active.
    > What are these?
    > thanks
    Are you using VirtualPC?

    ss.


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  3.    11 Apr 2008 #3
    Will Guest

    RE: Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection



    You could Run-> CMD then in DOS, enter>Netsh winsock reset
    Need to restart after this.

    Could check out more netsh options; also in Defender you can see in Explorer
    winsock connections.

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  4.    11 Apr 2008 #4
    SwampYankee Guest

    Re: Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection


    In article <eoSkhW$mIHA.5280@xxxxxx>,
    synapse@xxxxxx says...

    > "SwampYankee" <1@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:MPG.22693e6b56a3bad9896bc@xxxxxx

    > > Hi,
    > > Whenever I do an ipconfig I get a bunch of connections that are not
    > > active. It lists my active connections, but then I get a whole series of
    > > these:
    > > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:
    > >
    > > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    > >
    > > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:
    > >
    > > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    > >
    > > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    > >
    > > They don't seem to be causing any harm and the only downside is that I
    > > sometimes have to scroll around to find the connection that is active.
    > > What are these?
    > > thanks
    >
    > Are you using VirtualPC?
    >
    > ss.
    >
    >
    >
    no, just connect to many networks over the last year
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  5.    12 Apr 2008 #5
    Robert Pendell Guest

    Re: Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection


    SwampYankee wrote:

    > Hi,
    > Whenever I do an ipconfig I get a bunch of connections that are not
    > active. It lists my active connections, but then I get a whole series of
    > these:
    > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:
    >
    > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    >
    > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:
    >
    > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    >
    > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    >
    > They don't seem to be causing any harm and the only downside is that I
    > sometimes have to scroll around to find the connection that is active.
    > What are these?
    > thanks
    Those are the IP4toIP6 translation adapters for the IPv6 protocol in
    Vista. They will cause no harm and you can ignore them.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6.    26 May 2008 #6
    Chris Swinney Guest

    Re: Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection


    Just as a matter of interest, i have a total of 27 adapters installed!
    Adapters 7-27 are to do with Tunnel Adapters. Why so many? As a mater of
    interest, I do have VM Ware installed.

    "Robert Pendell" wrote:

    > SwampYankee wrote:

    > > Hi,
    > > Whenever I do an ipconfig I get a bunch of connections that are not
    > > active. It lists my active connections, but then I get a whole series of
    > > these:
    > > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 6:
    > >
    > > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    > >
    > > Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 7:
    > >
    > > Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
    > > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    > >
    > > Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
    > >
    > > They don't seem to be causing any harm and the only downside is that I
    > > sometimes have to scroll around to find the connection that is active.
    > > What are these?
    > > thanks
    >
    > Those are the IP4toIP6 translation adapters for the IPv6 protocol in
    > Vista. They will cause no harm and you can ignore them.
    >
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