AC1900 Model R6900P Renaming wired ports


AC1900 Model R6900P Renaming wired ports

I just set up my new router using the NetGear app and renamed the WiFi network; however, when I connected to one of the four wired ports, I see the default name that was associated with the router out of the box.  

How do I change the name associated with the wired ports?  What tool should i be using?  Can this be done through the app or does it need to be done by logging into the router?


Model: R6900P|Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Dual Band Gigabit Router
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Re: AC1900 Model R6900P Renaming wired ports

Its not a function of the router. Its a function of windows. 

You can change it in windows if you feel comfortable modifying your registry.


Danger, here be dragons when playing with the registry. 

Current Setup: CM2000-> RBK750-> GS716v2-> RAXE500-> Pi-hole->
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