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Create a copy of a network connection

Updated: October 14, 2010

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 7

You can use this procedure to make a copy of any of the network connections that you created. Wired LAN and wireless network connections cannot be copied.

Any user account can be used to complete this procedure.

  1. Open the Network Connections folder and view available connections.

  2. Right-click the connection you want to copy, and then click Create copy.

    The new connection appears in your Network Connections folder with the name Copy of OriginalConnectionName, with all of the same configuration settings as the original connection. You can now perform the following procedures:

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