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I am seeing 4 network adapters in Device manager. What are these? I don't think i have all these adapters.

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What are these virtual wifi miniport adapters ? I remember i removed them but i am seeing those again. How to remove the adapters from the list which i don't have?

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The Virtual adapters are part of Windows, and will return when deleted when you go to use your wifi card (The Intel wifi link). The Broadcom is your Ethernet connection. I would recommend leavin all four in there and not worrying about the extra two, unless they show up with a yellow exclamation point

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My system freezes when i try to connect to wifi second time. I read on some site that having multiple network adapter can cause this issue. Anyways i will create another question asking about this freezing problem. –  Rakesh Juyal Dec 30 '11 at 16:12
    
@Rakesh Absolutely, you should. I haven't heard of that issue though, so I'll probably star it for reference –  Canadian Luke Dec 30 '11 at 17:32
    
That would generally only be for multiple PHYSICAL network adapters. These are not physical adapters and so would probably not be the cause of such an issue. –  music2myear Dec 30 '11 at 20:04

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