Bit alarmed about what I found on Network

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by dannnyh, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. dannnyh macrumors regular

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    I clicked on my Network icon in the finder and I saw this:

    Why would it be there? Is it anything to worry about? I only use my laptop at home.
     
  2. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    Not sure, but it's definitely a Mac. Do you have WiFi? Is it secured?
     
  3. dannnyh thread starter macrumors regular

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    Yeah I have wireless broadband. It is secure.
    I'm very nervous about this. It wont let me delete it, it says I dont have permission to.
     
  4. Big-TDI-Guy macrumors 68030

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  5. dannnyh thread starter macrumors regular

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    :( I think it's me.

    Looked on Netstat (thanks for that tip). I've miss read lan (Lan) as Ian!!!

    I'll get my coat :(
     
  6. dannnyh thread starter macrumors regular

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    Should I edit this post and delete that info?
     
  7. Big-TDI-Guy macrumors 68030

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    Yeah, if its your MAC address - I'd delete it.
     
  8. dannnyh thread starter macrumors regular

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  9. *old-guy* macrumors regular

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    Danny .... Don't beat yourself up about it, mate.
    We all make silly mistakes now and again. The world would be a miserable place if we didn't.


    **Crosses Danny off the "Sensible person" list** :D
     

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