Hostname of mac changed? That normal?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Macsforcollege?, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Macsforcollege? macrumors regular

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    Im up at school and i got a pop up saying that my host name was changed..

    for example it was john.smith macbook2 and it changed to john.smithmacbook 3

    i dont know why. It said that someone else had that name. I realized my bluetooth was on so i shut that and i shut file sharing..

    can someone explain why that would happen?

    Thanks
     
  2. altecXP macrumors 65816

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    It will do that if another computer of the same name is on the network.
     
  3. Macsforcollege? thread starter macrumors regular

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    Ok. Good. So then i shouldnt have to worry! Thanks!
     

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