Windows Thread, What is this strange entry in Microsoft Windows Network? in Technical; So I browse to My Network Places -> Entire Network -> Microsoft Windows Network
and I see my domain listed ...
23rd February 2010, 09:18 AM #1
What is this strange entry in Microsoft Windows Network?
So I browse to My Network Places -> Entire Network -> Microsoft Windows Network
and I see my domain listed PLUS another called "Workgroup"...?
In workgroup are the following entries:
What are these and where did they come from?
Many thanks for your response...
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23rd February 2010, 09:21 AM #2
They are just machines that may not be on your domain normally 3rd party hardware that has come in but did not need to be on the domain and likewise with printed.
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23rd February 2010, 09:22 AM #3
Looks like a group of devices on your network that are part of the default workgroup. I think sometimes network printers can appear in this way too.
23rd February 2010, 09:24 AM #4
Just checked - our XPe thin client appears in the default workgroup too along with all our network printers, cd server and clipbank server.
23rd February 2010, 09:33 AM #5
so nothing to worry about....
phew - just don't like things that JUST appear....
28th February 2012, 10:19 AM #6
Could be any number of devices...I would probably want to know what they are though......
28th February 2012, 12:33 PM #7
brne usually are brother network printers, I have a config off one on my desk here at the moment.
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