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Icons appear on my screen(there is an ip conflict with another system on the network) what does this meam?

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Somehow your computer has the same ip address as another on your network (could be a router, TV, xbox, etc.). This can be solved by rebooting. If the problem is not solved by rebooting, then you have your network configured manually, and you will need to either change the address or set it to auto. One other thing that could cause a conflict is if your computer and another one both have the same name, but that does not seem to be the problem, being as you specified IP. Just a little explanation - the IP address is how your computer sends and receives information - via an address, very much like your home address - no one else can have the same one. As long as your computer is the only one (or only thing) online it won't matter - but if there are 2 or more things it does matter. At our home we have satellite TV, so the satellite box has to hooked up to the Internet, and it has its own IP address on my network.

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Hi, well this means that there are two PC's that have the same address, such as 192.168.0.1 or whatever, usually this is because both PC's are connected to a network, and may have a Static address. To stop this Disable DHCP, in Services. Or change the static address to another one.
please find below a service and user manual, this will show you what to do.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/SYSTEMS/ins6400/en/index.htm
Below is a tutorial below.
http://netsecurity.about.com/od/quicktip1/qt/qtwifistaticip.htm

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