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Anonymous
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June 12, 2010 11:24:21 PM

Hello,I have a "?" mark between my computer and a wired linksys Router What could it be?

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a c 395 $ Windows 7
June 13, 2010 12:49:12 AM

Is it your printer?
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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 2:25:25 AM

No printer
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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 2:30:49 AM

Im running norton 360 malwarebytes and sophos antirootkit also have a dell scuzzy card and discod hardrive in one of the bays
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June 13, 2010 2:31:00 AM

A wii or xbox can do this also!
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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 2:33:40 AM

no my son has an xbox but its not connected
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June 13, 2010 2:35:48 AM

My sons wii causes this on my network!
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June 13, 2010 2:36:33 AM

Did you try shutting down and restarting the network!
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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 2:40:25 AM

yes same thing
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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 2:41:58 AM

might be my security settings are so tight that its not recognizing the default gateway only thing I can think of?
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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 2:44:13 AM

could be the xbox or rogue router nearby
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a b 8 Security
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June 13, 2010 2:56:35 AM

This can occur for the following reasons:

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A computer or device on the network restarted during the mapping process. To fix this problem, wait for the computer or device to finish starting, and then refresh the network map by pressing F5.
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Your computer is connected to a wireless network and the wireless signal quality is poor or intermittent. To fix this problem, move your computer closer to the wireless router or access point.
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A device on the network, such as a hub or switch, is not working properly or is not compatible with the Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) protocol, which Windows uses to create the map. To fix this problem, disable the device, turn it off, or remove it from your network.
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Responses from other devices on the network are delayed or there is an incompatible router on the network. If responses are delayed, try waiting a few minutes and then refreshing the network map by pressing F5. If a router is incompatible, try disabling the router, turning it off, or removing it from your network.

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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 3:11:54 AM

Thank You had the xps document printer under devices and some encrypted favorites on desktop got rid them and ? mark is gone! Thanks again
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Anonymous
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June 13, 2010 3:16:05 AM

Best answer selected by bob1957.
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June 13, 2010 4:18:31 PM

cool glad to help!
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