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Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

(OP)
was looking at my router status and found the below info. anybody know anything about why they can connect without knowing my passphrase????

Device: Microsoft Corporation - "öW<"7Ä
IP Address: 0.168.1.42
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
MAC Address: 70:1a:04:ed:49:0d
Network Connection: Wireless
Lease Type: Static
 

RE: Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

who connect?  

RE: Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

The MAC address points to lite on corp who make PDA, MP3, Modem, Camera, Phone have you checked to see if any of the above connect wirelessly to your router?

RE: Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

Anytime you connect to an outside source, they can come in via that port.

Iolair MacWalter
Network Engineer

RE: Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

(OP)
have been disconnecting things one @ a time to identify if it is in-house or outside source.

thanks for the replies

RE: Microsoft Corp on my wireless router!

Anyone else think that IP address looks kind of funny? It looks like a reverse zone IP record.
 

-Mesa

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