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Randall Twede
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Joined: Oct 21, 2000
Posts: 4347

there is no windows forum like linux and OSX, so i post this here.
this icon just appeared on my desktop. i have no homegroup. why did this icon suddenly show up?

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Steve Luke

Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 4181

This can come up when you join a network and or configure your network as a 'Home' location. But it also seems to come up randomly (maybe a bug or maybe some side effect of a network state change). Any, you can turn it off:

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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