connection shows "Unidentified Network"
No network connection because of multiple networks.
Note: We had this problem on four of our computers using
both Vista and Windows 7. This started soon after a
Windows update however we can't be sure when or why this
After startup, the network connection to my local
network sometimes fails (yellow triangle with
exclamation mark over the tray icon). A "Unidentified
Network" is added and you have no network connection.
The only thing that fixes it is to go into my network
connections window and disable the network adapter then
re-enable it (then it connects to the internet fine).
But usually only until the next startup.
After much searching and testing we found a fix.
It is actually the Bonjour DNS Responder Service causing
the "Unidentified Network."
The Unidentified Network disappeared after stopping this
service. It seems like it it conflicts with a newer
Windows update since it happened on four of our
computers running Vista and Windows 7 soon after doing a
Windows update. If anyone know more about this problem
please let us know.
After disabling the Bonjour DNS Responder service, the
problem has gone away! I can now reboot and my network
adapter comes up without me needing to disable and
You can't see any name such as "Bonjour DNS Responder
service" in the services list. You must look for
Steps to take
Start > Run
Look for: Id_String2.6844F930_1628_4223_B5CC_5BB94B87
9762 in the list
From the startup type drop down select Disabled
More about "Bonjour DNS Responder Service" is here: