duplicate Name on network

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by rnj12, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. rnj12

    rnj12 Guest

    I am new to net working and require a little help. I connect my laptop to my
    pc via a netgear router when connected I recieve a windows error mesage a
    duplicate name exist on this network.how do I rectify this
     
    rnj12, Jul 28, 2005
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  2. hi
    just go to control panel > system >

    and look for tab for computer name.
    change this to another name. you got the error because 2 or more
    computers with the same name were logged on to the network.

    while at it check network properties > tcpip and make sure the 2
    computers do not have the same ip address as well.
     
    emilio.aguinaldo, Jul 28, 2005
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