Windows 2008R2 Change Network adapter device name

How do you change the names of the network adapters (and no I dont mean connections :)), we recently added a new quadport nic and it give the adapters on that NIC the same names as the other already installed NIC. This causes an issue with Hyper-V Virtual switches..

Thanx in advance.

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In registry go to

you will find all devices.. find your network card and

Change the DeviceDesc content.

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FrederikvdBAuthor Commented:
Yeah I found those keys but it wont let change (acces denies) I tried to change permissions/take ownership nothing seems to work...
You need to run the regedit as admin
Making Bulk Changes to Active Directory

Watch this video to see how easy it is to make mass changes to Active Directory from an external text file without using complicated scripts.

Right click on the key --- select Permissions..

go to advanced

Click on Owner Tab..
select the user with which you have logged in (do not select administrators)

Do not click on check box "replace owner on subcontainers and object"

click Apply...
now you are owner...
FrederikvdBAuthor Commented:
Did that already, nothing changes still no permission to change anything
Do not click on check box "replace owner on subcontainers and object"
FrederikvdBAuthor Commented:
I was to fast thanx guys
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