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Strange phones listed on Network heading

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    Strange phones listed on Network heading

    When i go into Network on Windows 8 laptop, under the heading Computer i see my computer, under the Network Infrastructure header i see my my router, but sometimes under Phones i see odd phone names such as C1395 (Sony Experia) and today Paggioo (Prestigio). I can delete them but they keep coming back. Why are they there and how do i clear them permanently

    My own mobile phone is an LG and i also have an Amazon Fire HD tablet

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    Forever West
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    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1

    Sounds like the Wi-Fi in the phones is being seen by the Router. Be sure to have a password set on the Wireless part in the Router setup so they can use your service.
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  3. #3

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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Same thing in another post, make sure your wireless is secure: Random telephones appear in "Network" folder
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