Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

Cannot rename Network connection

Posted on 2013-01-20
3
Medium Priority
?
3,768 Views
Last Modified: 2013-03-17
After changed the motherboard, i was not able to rename my network connection in one of my windows 2008 R2 server.

it says that Cannot rename this connection,. A connection with the name you specified already exists. Specify a different name.

Also i ran cmd set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1 and checked in device mgr  the View hidden devices in Device manager but still not able to find any network adapters.

Kindly suggest how to rename the network connections.
0
Comment
Question by:sekar_raj32
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:Gajendra Rathod
Gajendra Rathod earned 2000 total points
ID: 38798591
Please check with second method of  Microsoft hotfix
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:sekar_raj32
ID: 38808907
I tried the second method but not able to run the command sucessfully.

It gives the below error message. mine is 64 bit OS and windows 2008 server

C:\ia64\devcon listclass net
This version of C:ia64\devcon.exe is not compatible with the ver
sion of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see
whether you need a x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then
 contact the software publisher.
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
Gajendra Rathod earned 2000 total points
ID: 38921802
Please download devcon for windows 2008

Please also check this link, it may be helpful.
0

Featured Post

Learn Veeam advantages over legacy backup

Every day, more and more legacy backup customers switch to Veeam. Technologies designed for the client-server era cannot restore any IT service running in the hybrid cloud within seconds. Learn top Veeam advantages over legacy backup and get Veeam for the price of your renewal

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Windows Server 2003 introduced persistent Volume Shadow Copies and made 2003 a must-do upgrade.  Since then, it's been a must-implement feature for all servers doing any kind of file sharing.
By default Outlook 2016 displays only one time zone in the Calendar. The following article explains how to display two time zones in one calendar view.
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges. Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question