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Disabling SSID Broadcast creates multiple connections

Discussion in 'Networking' started by mrailey, Nov 1, 2011.

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  1. mrailey

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    Everytime I disable SSID Broadcasting 2 extra wireless connections appear available connections list. (See wirelessconnections.jpg) One is blank and one is labeled Other Network. They disappear when I enable SSID Broadcasting. I am not sure why this is happening. Is this normal?
     

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  2. Rockn

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    Are they your SSID's? If not they are just from wireless networks that are broadcasting SSID's don't worry about it.
     
  3. mrailey

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    They disappear whenever I enable SSID broadcasting and reappear whenever I disable it. The connection strength and settings are always the same as my wireless connection.
     
  4. Rockn

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    You are reading way too much into this.
     
  5. mrailey

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    Thanks for the input, but this happens over and over. I will keep investigating.
     
  6. Rockn

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    What is the make and model of your wireless router? There is nothing to investigate aside from looking like these connections are not secure.
     
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