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by John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc.
Rename Your Network Adapter in Windows 11
September 13, 2022
Sometimes you want the name of your network adapter to be a bit more descriptive. Adapters named Ethernet or Ethernet 2 are not very helpful. Not to worry. Techviral has a post with instructions on how to change the name to something that makes a little more sense. The post describes using one of three methods to modify the name.
- Change the Network Adapter Name on Windows 11 via Settings
- Rename Network Adapter using Control Panel
- Rename Network Adapter using Command Prompt
My preference is to use the Control Panel, but at least you have options.