(also local area connections, LAN connection)
A local area connection is a network connection established to access the internet. It activates automatically during the setup of a Windows device. A local area connection was introduced as a feature by Windows, which is why it is typically associated with it.
The system detects a network adapter when a user installs Windows, creating a local area connection. The connection shows in the “Network connections” folder and remains active (unless disabled).
If you’re experiencing network problems, you may want to check your local area connection. Here’s how to do that:
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