Internet Gateway in Network Connections ?

  woofwoofbark 21:21 10 Dec 2006

I was looking through my Network Connections through control panel because I had accidently disabled my NIC card and noticed that I have a symbol , the world with a monitor in front , is best I can describe it , it reads ...
Internet Gateway
Internet Connection
Internet Connection.

What is it and what is it used for ?

Below this is my NIC card

Lan or High Speed Internet

Local Area Conecction
AMD PCNET Family PCI Ethernet Adapter.


  rodriguez 23:35 10 Dec 2006

You don't need to worry about it as long as you can get an Internet connection. It's basically if you have set up a shared broadband connection it appears. Mine says Connected and gives the connected speed, but your setup might be different so it says Disconnected.

  woofwoofbark 17:50 13 Dec 2006

The Internet Gateway symbol is showing in Network connections , I have opened My Network Places with 'Show Icons for networked UPnP devices' and its showing my BT Home Hub there twice for some reason , If I choose to show UPnP devices is everything correct in that a symbol shows in both Network Connections and My Network Places ?


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