Network connections in Windows 11

Arne Garvander 606 Reputation points
2022-11-11T22:21:58.767+00:00

I go to settings / network @ internet and I get all the junk. Why:

Name: vEthernet (New Virtual Switch)
Description: Hyper-V Virtual Ethernet Adapter #2
Physical address (MAC): 98:3b:8f:02:92:1b
Status: Not operational
Maximum transmission unit: 1500
IPv4 address: 169.254.35.144/16
IPv6 address: fe80::8090:29b8:34e8:9a17%18/64
DNS servers: 75.75.75.75 (Unencrypted)
75. 75.76.76 (Unencrypted)
Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6): Disconnected
Name: Local Area Connection* 1
Description: Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
Physical address (MAC): 98:3b:8f:02:92:1c
Status: Not operational
Maximum transmission unit: 1500
IPv4 address: 169.254.137.74/16
IPv6 address: fe80::d104:4b0d:5b3e:eba5%6/64
DNS servers: fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1 (Unencrypted)
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1 (Unencrypted)
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1 (Unencrypted)
Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6): Disconnected
Name: Local Area Connection* 2
Description: Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2
Physical address (MAC): 9a:3b:8f:02:92:1b
Status: Not operational
Maximum transmission unit: 1500
IPv4 address: 169.254.9.173/16
IPv6 address: fe80::eab2:2c1:a724:a078%4/64
DNS servers: fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1 (Unencrypted)
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1 (Unencrypted)
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1 (Unencrypted)
Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6): Disconnected
Name: Ethernet
Description: Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Physical address (MAC): 3c:2c:30:d4:ec:57
Status: Operational
Maximum transmission unit: 1500
Link speed (Receive/Transmit): 100/100 (Mbps)
DHCP enabled: Yes
DHCP servers: 10.0.0.1
DHCP lease obtained: ‎Friday, ‎November ‎11, ‎2022 3:40:24 PM
DHCP lease expires: ‎Sunday, ‎November ‎13, ‎2022 3:40:24 PM
IPv4 address: 10.0.0.173/24
IPv6 address: 2601:447:4100:f70::cbbf/128, 2601:447:4100:f70:7ca1:bb2f:367a:1674/64, 2601:447:4100:f70:7d40:26b9:c19e:8f09/128, fe80::c7a3:40e9:9759:ca4%10/64
IPv4 default gateway: 10.0.0.1
IPv6 default gateway: fe80::d6b9:2fff:feae:c552%10
DNS servers: 2001:558:feed::1 (Unencrypted)
2001:558:feed::2 (Unencrypted)
8. 8.8.8 (Unencrypted)
8. 8.4.4 (Unencrypted)
DNS domain name: hsd1.mn.comcast.net
DNS connection suffix: hsd1.mn.comcast.net
Network name: Network 3
Network category: Public
Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6): Connected to Internet
Name: vEthernet (Default Switch)
Description: Hyper-V Virtual Ethernet Adapter
Physical address (MAC): 00:15:5d:ae:d1:52
Status: Operational
Maximum transmission unit: 1500
IPv4 address: 172.29.240.1/20
IPv6 address: fe80::5c73:f46a:f13f:c1c4%50/64
DNS servers: fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1 (Unencrypted)
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1 (Unencrypted)
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1 (Unencrypted)
Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6): Disconnected
Name: Network Bridge
Description: Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Driver
Physical address (MAC): 98:3b:8f:02:92:1b
Status: Not operational
Maximum transmission unit: 1500
Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6): Disconnected
Name: Wi-Fi
Description: Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165
Physical address (MAC): 98:3b:8f:02:92:1b
Status: Not operational
Maximum transmission unit: 1500
Connectivity (IPv4/IPv6): Disconnected
Proxy Auto Detect: On

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  1. Anonymous
    2022-11-11T22:24:35.663+00:00

    I get all the junk. Why:

    Looks like hyper-v vSwitches and vEthernet adapters.

    --please don't forget to upvote and Accept as answer if the reply is helpful--

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