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  • After installing WLOC 2.0 I noticed another link Icon with name OC2554570259339

    in the Networking folder Also (My Networks)

    What the Heck is that It appears to have to do with the Print file Sharing in WLOC 2.0

    It Has my printer in it too so now I got 2 links to the same printer.

     

    Some Clairification on this be nice if any one knows.   

     

    Sunday, July 15, 2007 9:58 PM

Answers

  • This is by design for printer sharing.

    OneCare creates a new name for Vista computers to which a computer is attached. This different name allows us to share printers without impacting file shares. We are working on creating a more intuitive name for the next beta refresh.

     

    Thanks

    Neeraj

    Wednesday, July 18, 2007 6:44 AM

All replies

  • I've only got one machine running v2.0 right now and no printer shared from that PC, so I don't know.

    Do you see that icon on multiple PCs when viewing My Network Places on each of them?

    -steve

    Monday, July 16, 2007 12:19 AM
    Moderator
  • Yes it appears on all network places folders It looks like another network path for the share printers I got Windows Vista Sharing center which is my main computer showing my printers then the OC00000000 is the WLOC Printer sharing path.

    I figure stuff out after while but why there there was 6 I don't know it went away and now only one appears I reset wloc 2.0 to default it redetected network settings so now it's not so confusing.  

     

    Here's my network in nut shell

     

    Computer1

    Printer(cpu1)

    Computer2

    Xbox360

    4 port router

    CableModem

     

    Network path  

    Computer1/Printer to router port 1

    Computer2 Port2

    Xbox360 Port3

     

    example: Network map

    System01,Printer/ Media01(akaxbox360)/ System02/ OC000000 <NEW

     

    The Printer is sharing With system 1 and 2

     

     

    OC000000 WLOC 2.0 generated by wloc2.0 but in my setup is not needed because I can turn off wloc sharing and my printer still connects to system 2

     

     

     

    Monday, July 16, 2007 10:11 PM
  • Thanks, Mikro. I reported it to the OneCare team. We'll see if we can get some more info on this.

    -steve

    Tuesday, July 17, 2007 12:43 AM
    Moderator
  • This is by design for printer sharing.

    OneCare creates a new name for Vista computers to which a computer is attached. This different name allows us to share printers without impacting file shares. We are working on creating a more intuitive name for the next beta refresh.

     

    Thanks

    Neeraj

    Wednesday, July 18, 2007 6:44 AM
  • Thanks, Neeraj!

    -steve

    Wednesday, July 18, 2007 5:27 PM
    Moderator