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Computer Local Host #612927 02/25/14 04:12 PM
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Acumowchek Offline OP
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Name keeps changing, adding a number 2 or 3 at the end.
I keep changing it back, but it's happening almost every day now, at work and at home. They are 2 separate names.
It's happened before, but once I changed it back, I didn't have a problem.
What am I doing wrong?

Re: Computer Local Host [Re: Acumowchek] #612934 02/25/14 06:17 PM
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You have two computers with the same name so it adds a digit so they have different names.

Change something in the name other than just the number. You can take the number off then.

Re: Computer Local Host [Re: Reboot] #612935 02/25/14 06:24 PM
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But they aren't the same name. confused
I will change my work computer to something totally different, to see if that makes a difference.
System Prefs/Sharing, right?
There's nothing that will screw up the computer, is there?

Edit: Change computer name or local hostname?

Last edited by Acumowchek; 02/25/14 06:27 PM. Reason: Confused
Re: Computer Local Host [Re: Acumowchek] #612949 02/26/14 02:30 AM
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You want to change the Computer Name, that will change the localhost name. You may need to exit out of Sharing and then back in to see the change in localhost.


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