Rogue PC attached to my network???

  catho 18:16 01 Apr 2009
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Hi,
When I view the network on my PC there is a second PC shown named Thomson PC described as a Samba server. Do I have a problem?

Thanks for your help.

  rawprawn 18:26 01 Apr 2009

Have you got WEP security on your router?

  catho 18:45 01 Apr 2009

Yes I have WEP security.

  baldydave 18:57 01 Apr 2009

Hi,
Have you got a bt homehub?
See this link
click here

or google

  T0SH 18:57 01 Apr 2009

The Thompson Samba Server is part of the BT Home Hub so it is no threat to your security

Cheers HC

  baldydave 19:01 01 Apr 2009

Forgot to add Thompson is hub manufacturer and samba server is Linux network software which is built into the hub(program which runs inside hub,ie boots the hub into life)samba allows linux and windows to communicate with each other network wise

  catho 21:01 01 Apr 2009

Yes I have a BT HomeHub - question answered.

Many Thanks

  woodchip 21:04 01 Apr 2009

You should use WPA not WEP

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