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HELP.....Windows System Error


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mpkthecpa

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I keep getting the following popup bubble on the taskbar after logging on to my computer:

Windows System Error - Duplicate Name Exists on Network


Some background, I just had to replace my old hard drive. After formatting the new one and loading up Windows XP and IE, I am now receiving these messages.

Any way of stopping this message from appearing?
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how many computer's are on your network?
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Here's some more detailed background:

1) My laptop was setup on a wireless router. My old PC is also connected to this wireless router. However, I never used to receive this error message until recently.

2) That recently being that my hard drive took a dump and i had to replace it. So I installed the new hard drive in my laptop and reloaded windows xp, etc.

3) I used the same name for my computer when setting up my new hard drive.

4) After I set up the new hard drive, set up the internet, etc, I am now receiving the error message I described in the original post.

I just don't know how to get rid of this message alert. Hope this helps a bit.
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try changing the name of y our computer to something else
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Try this link here it tells how to rename a PC on a domain.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822659
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