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I quickly browsed and didn't see anything about this and hopefully I've put this under the appropriate category.

I have notice that fairly often when I've been online for sometime, a box will pop saying that Wireless Connection 2 is now connected to my household. I've also noticed that when I click on my Wireless Connection icon (compter symbol), it shows my household and another named Jeannie. I have a neighbor by that name. Does this mean that she has accessed my wireless router? I had a computer tech install my security settings so I don't know how to block her if this is the case.
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If it is under the category "Wireless Network Connection" then it is their wireless networks in your vicinity, and is what is possible to connect to the correct password. In other words, she is not connected to your router.

Edit: Saw that you were using Win XP, do not know how the interface looks like there in terms of the structure of wireless networks.

Edited by Selix, 08 June 2010 - 12:37 PM.

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It just means she has SSID broadcasting enabled.
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Thank you!
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