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troubleshooting Question

Windows 7 Adding a 2nd "Unidenditifed Network"

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I am having an issue with my home machine where Windows 7 seems to be adding a 2nd (Public) "Unidentified Network" which randomly appear sometimes on startup and makes it impossible for me to connect to the internet.  At times it is not there, and I only have my original "Homegroup" network which does allow an internet connection.  If I shut down and power-cycle the modem & router--sometimes 2 or 3 times--eventually the Unidentified Network goes away and everything works fine.

I have tried to delete this network when I see it but it does not show up on the list.

Any ideas would be much appreciated.