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  1. #31


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    I hit enter with command prompt but it only flashes on the screen now and dissappears?


    Final Question: Whenever I am in a public place the wireless networks in proximity are never named "Guest" but are named according to the network name or routers? And also why is it called Guest "2" as if its another account on my pc next in line form the original?

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  2. #32


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Do you mean the command prompt doesn't open, or stay open after the command?

    Either way, did you check to see if it removed the MARINAHOTEL -Guest wireless profile?


    The name of wireless networks is going to depend on what they named them. By default, it's usually the name of the wireless device (ex: router), but the name is usually changed in the device's settings.

    "Guest 2" is just simply the name whomever gave it. Trust me mate, it's not a user account on your computer.
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  3. #33


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    it wont stay open from the start menu - it flashes up but wont stay
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  4. #34


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    See if you may be able to open an elevated command prompt using any of the other options in the tutorial below.

    Elevated Command Prompt - Open in Windows 8
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  5. #35


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    Windows 8 HP Envy


    issue solved anyway - drove away from my house and the guest2 account dissappeared - why it is called guest is confusing as other networks show up as individual names and stuff.
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  6. #36


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    That pretty much confirms that it was a wireless network named "Guest2" that was within range of your laptop. It'll most likely show up again once it's within range next.

    Why it was named "Guest2" is just what whomever owned the wireless network decided to name it.

    I'm happy to hear that you got it solved.
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  7. #37


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    yeah, its just weird cos my pc had a "guest" account and so the association was there...thanks for your help
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