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Windows - System Error

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#1 sam-my


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Posted 16 April 2009 - 02:45 PM

On our home PC we are using XP Pro SP3.
We are three users (my two kids and myself)
As soon as the icon users are presented (after Windows loading) we get a message:

"Windows - System Error
A duplicate name exists on the network


Sometime we get this message (with a yellow triangle) on the System Tray

When clicking on OK (or on the triangle in the system tray) the message disappeared and the PC is running without any problem.

This message is since two day ago.

Thanks for assistance

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#2 Budapest


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Posted 20 April 2009 - 12:57 AM

There is some information on this particular problem here:

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.

—George Bernard Shaw

#3 James K

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 05:35 AM

Do you just have the one computer or does someone have a laptop which may of been brought around?


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Posted 20 April 2009 - 07:23 AM

A duplicate name exists on the network - what does that mean? How do I fix it?

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