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Old 24-12-2021, 15:29   #1
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dsldevice.lan wanted access

I occasionally see this pop up saying that dsldevice.lan wants access. It appears for a few seconds and then disappears before I can make my choice. What does this mean? Is it malicious or nothing to worry about?

Also, should I allow or not allow this request?
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Old 24-12-2021, 16:11   #2
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Re: dsldevice.lan wanted access

Access to what ?

dsldevice sounds like a router, and the message is probably windows firewall.
However, its a pretty vague and generic message, so this is really just guesswork.
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Re: dsldevice.lan wanted access

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Old 27-12-2021, 14:32   #4
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Re: dsldevice.lan wanted access

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Access to what ?

dsldevice sounds like a router, and the message is probably windows firewall.
However, its a pretty vague and generic message, so this is really just guesswork.
It doesn't stay on the screen for long enough for me to be able to make a note of what it wants access to.
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Re: dsldevice.lan wanted access

Next time, try and use the PrintScreen key to save a copy.
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Re: dsldevice.lan wanted access

Good diea, as i would like to know what this pop-up is all about.
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