[thelist] Networking: WIFI: Is this MY connection?

Frank Marion lists at frankmarion.com
Sat Sep 11 17:12:32 CDT 2010

On 2010-09-11, at 5:55 PM, Matthew Pulis wrote:
> It could be the connection is cached or something similar. Does it  
> appear on
> another computer? Also if you switch off the Mac book, does it still  
> appear?
> Could be Mac cached it.

It appears on another computer that I have granted access to my  
router. I does appear after I reboot my Mac, PCs and router.

It *is* possible it belongs to another. I just find that the same  
name, and the very same make of router as announced is odd. If I go to  
my airport icon on the top left of the Finder and choose "Join other  
networks" I see it. Both it and Stumbler report that it is secured  
though. But whether I secured it and abandon it when I was messing  
around or whether belongs to a neighbour, I can't tell. I'm leaning  
toward the latter, but short of knocking on everyone's door and asking  
snoopy questions, I can't tell. If I could identify the IP that it  
comes from, however, that would set the matter to rest, I think.

Frank Marion
lists [_at_] frankmarion.com

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