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Windows 7: HELP! Network Map Unknown?

07 May 2012   #1
thomasblake222

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
HELP! Network Map Unknown?

Hi,

I recently checked my network map and came across this:

HELP! Network Map Unknown?-untitled-2.jpg

What could Unknown Be?

This map shows me being connected to Unknown, then to another machine on the network, the gateway and then the internet.

I am not connected directly to the other machine. Why does it say I am?

Me and the other machine on my network say the same thing.


What is happening?

Thomas




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09 May 2012   #2
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hello,

The network map is not 100% correct. It looks like you and another PC are connected to a wireless access point which is either on or connected to your router.

I wouldn't worry about it. Windows just cant identify the device.


Dave
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09 May 2012   #3
thomasblake222

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Hi Dave,

Thanks for the info

Thomas
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10 May 2012   #4
IMycroft

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 64-bit
 
 

I came across this problem myself. I have been posting updates concerning what I did to get rid of the "?" in my network map. You might want to check out the thread I have running on this topic. Here is the link:
W7 Network map tree with "?" between laptop and wireless router

It might help you. I haven't figured out WHY the "?" occurs, but it appears I have gotten rid of it, for the most part. Hope it helps.
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11 May 2012   #5
thomasblake222

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thanks IMycroft

Thomas
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