Duplicate name exists on the network

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spider
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Duplicate name exists on the network

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hi, I keep getting Duplicate name exists on the network My computer name are all different on my computers, my question is if I have a name called spiderlucci for example on my modem and my access point or router says spiderlucci... can that cause the Duplicate name exists on the network :?:

Thanks again!
spider :)

Synthros
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Re: Duplicate name exists on the network

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It's possible -- this message typically refers to all 'nodes' on a network, not just desktops/laptops. So, if you have other networked devices that have the same name, you may get hit with this message.

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Re: Duplicate name exists on the network

Post by spider »

That's what I thought... Just wasn't sure.

I'll look into it and get back and Thanks again Synthros!

spider :)

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