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Duplicate Name?????

by sixtiesliz / October 23, 2005 10:59 PM PDT

Every so often when I log in I get this message - A Duplicate name exists on the network. I am the only user of this comp. Anyone know what this means? Thank You.

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What network are you talking about?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / October 23, 2005 11:17 PM PDT
In reply to: Duplicate Name?????

Please give more details of your setup.

Also, please state what steps you take to protect your computer, and others on the network from;

Hackers - Firewall needed
Viruses - Anti-virus needed
Spyware - Anti-spyware needed
Adware - Anti-Adware needed.


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Another tack
by phantazy / October 23, 2005 11:55 PM PDT

You may have set up a dual network path name inadvertently. I would check Network Connections and see what is displayed.

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by sixtiesliz / October 24, 2005 7:42 AM PDT
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Hi, thanks for replying. I haven't a clue about computer technicalites but when I click on Network Connections, I get the icon for Local area connection, connected, firewalled. Hope this isn't as double dutcfh to you as it is to me.

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(NT) (NT)
by Paul Roantree / October 24, 2005 8:25 AM PDT
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by Paul Roantree / October 24, 2005 8:27 AM PDT
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Pressed the wrong switch. Have you tried the Network Connection Wizard, and reset your configuration?

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