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Computer is not listed in the SBS 2008 console under computers nor in AD. However, it continues to list the computer in the Detailed Network Report saying it requires a 100 updates. Trying to remove this in the report don't know how to find it.
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by:Tony Giangreco
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I'd run a full anti virus scan, check your firewall and netwrk to see where that Pc is. It could be a hacker that has broken in and is looking for the opportunity to do something.

If you take your web connection down for a minute, see if it goes away.
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by:reubenwd
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Definitely not a hacker, since I recognize the name was incorrectly setup maybe a year ago and then renamed to the current name.
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by:Tony Giangreco
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Ok, then if it's a legitamate node in the network, update it and your report should reflect it.
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by:reubenwd
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Again, the computer name exists under the new name in SBS Console but the update sections continues to show updates required for the old name.
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by:Tony Giangreco
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I'm not familiar with that report, but if you can save it in HTML or other editable file, you should be able to open that file with a text editor and delete that line.
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Not getting answer guess you can close the question
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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

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