On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 13:34:12 -0700, Paul (Bornival)
>I was amazed to discover that VISTA was keeping track of all the connections
>I have made. This appears on the well hidden window reached from the
>"Network and Sharing Center" if you click "Customize" at the level of your
>connection (which you do not see if you are off line...), and then the
>mysterious "Merge or Delete network locations", which require entering your
>Here you see a list of all sucessful connections...
>The trouble is that if you are wandering from one hot spot to another, the
>list becomes very long...
>What is the purpose of this ? Most of those connections will be use only
>once (especially if travelling) ?
Vista keeps track of all the connections that you've made to make it
easier to connect to them in the future, without having to
re-configure them. For example, you might have connections that you
use regularly at home, at your office, and at a Wi-Fi hotspot.
If you won't be using a connection again, delete it. When you connect
to a one-time-only connection, tell Vista not to save it.
Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Networking)
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