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  1.    16 Jan 2016 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    It is because the neighbors have the tv set to allow second screen. Take a walk and introduce yourself to them, explain nicely that your computer is picking up their tv.

    Allow them to let you show them how to lock the tv to not allow anyone from being able to connect to it.

    A lot of people that get the Smart TV's, just plug them in and do not access the smart features, or may not know how to lock down guest access.
    Must recheck that one on mine again, in case.
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  2.    16 Jan 2016 #12
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    Quote Originally Posted by hollyoaks777 View Post
    Yeah I have encryption thanks guys.
    Your Welcome, i tend to use the better encryption WAP2 myself, best protection.
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  3.    16 Jan 2016 #13
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    Mac OS Sierra

    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    Your Welcome, i tend to use the better encryption WAP2 myself, best protection.
    That has nothing to do with the Smart TV using a Beacon to tell Miracast capable devices that it is available to stream to.
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  4.    16 Jan 2016 #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by jds63 View Post
    Must recheck that one on mine again, in case.
    Miracast is nice if you have a reason to use it. But with that Beacon alive telling any and all devices that can pick it up, is not always a good thing. Too easy to find a vulnerability and push any contact that someone wants to show on a tv.

    I turned mine off on my Amazon Fire TV box, Blu-Ray and Smart TV, since we do not do any Second screen device connections on any of them.
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  5.    16 Jan 2016 #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    That has nothing to do with the Smart TV using a Beacon to tell Miracast capable devices that it is available to stream to.
    I was not aware of Miracast, but better encryption may help with certain other devices accessing your WiFi. Thanks for info i see Windows 10 does have this Miracast.
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  6.    16 Jan 2016 #16
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro

    If your "Windows Connect Now" service is running, it is prefectly normal (albeit annoying) to see third-party wireless devices (mobile phones mostly) in your netweok neigborhood.
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  7.    16 Jan 2016 #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreyT View Post
    If your "Windows Connect Now" service is running, it is prefectly normal (albeit annoying) to see third-party wireless devices (mobile phones mostly) in your netweok neigborhood.
    Good to know, but i see it runs manually in Services.msc only starts when needed.
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