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Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection

S

SwampYankee

#1
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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S

Synapse Syndrome

#2
"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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W
#3
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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SwampYankee

#4
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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Robert Pendell

#5
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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Chris Swinney

#6
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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