Vista Device Manager shows too many network adapters -- see my screen capture


I think my Vista Device manager is showing I have far too many network adapters.  I feel so many redundant "devices" might be affecting my performance, for example.

Please take a look at my screen capture and make suggestions on the best way to eliminate the redundancy.


Rowby GorenAsked:
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This apparently a known bug...
But you can make it all go away by disabling the IPv6 features

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Microsoft ISATAP, Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface are used for IPv6
and needed by the operating system, the other adapters are used
internally by Vista`s kernel for network support.
Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
Thanks, all   Waitng for any other responses.

Shouldn't i delete the duplicate ones, including the Teredo ones with !!exclamations!!    ...?
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
are you actually using IP6?

if you didn't use IP6 or install 6to4 adapter on purpose, i think you may ignore this message, or remove IP6 stack at all, as it is probably a known problem of Vista and W2K8.

hope it helps,
Inside Device Manager>View, and is Show Hidden Devices checked?
Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
HI  sorry, ohnb6767,  I missed your comment. I will check that when I get home.

Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
HI bbao -
How do I "remove IP6 stack at all, as it is probably a known problem of Vista and W2K8."
... by reading the contents of the link we provided 8 days ago :)
Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
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