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unknown device

I got a message that this device connected to my network: compalln-1852. Does anyone know what this device is?
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Re: unknown device

"compalln" may refer to Compal Electronics which, according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compal_Electronics, makes hardware for Apple, Acer, Lenovo, Dell, Toshiba, Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu, and others. "1852" is typically the the last 4 characters of the device's MAC address. If Compal is the manufacturer, they're the only ones who could give you any more information about the device from the "compalln-1852" identifier.

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Re: unknown device

Thank you