1.    28 Sep 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Windows 10 pro

    Multiple Network connections

    Can someone please tell me how to get rid of these connections.
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    I have tried disabling them. Is it safe to delete them..? and is it safe to do so.
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  2.    28 Sep 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Yes, you should definitely remove them.
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  3.    28 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 4,431
    Mac OS Sierra

    Those are all Virtual Machine connections.
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  4.    28 Sep 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish expat in Germany
    Posts : 13,279
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    Those are all Virtual Machine connections.
    Not true, in fact I would be willing to bet OP's case has nothing to do with virtual machines. A VPN client usually creates a TAP connection. In screenshot from my PC the TAP connection created by CyberGhost VPN, the one I use:

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    Nothing to do with virtual machine connections.

    Quote Originally Posted by jeepers View Post
    Can someone please tell me how to get rid of these connections..
    Some badly coded VPN clients leave the old ones and create a new whenever VPN connection is made. Simply select all TAP connections and delete them, your VPN client will be able to create a new one when needed.
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  5.    28 Sep 2016 #5
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 18
    Windows 10 pro
    Thread Starter

    Thank you all for the advice, they are gone... I uninstalled them.
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