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Norton Family still changing the Computer Name
Please refer back to this post, where I complained about Norton Family truncating the Computer Name, and adding on "_WIN7" or "_WIN8", when you view the Norton Family account settings online.
Well, it's doing it again.
We have a bunch of kids computers, and the only difference in the Computer Names is the number at the end.
Norton Family then comes along and messes things up by truncating the computer name and adding on "_WIN7" or "_WIN8".
This behavior was introduced with Version 22.214.171.124. And it is inconsistent. Sometimes it does this, sometimes it doesn't. This is but one more annoyance of many with NOF.
If the developers want to differentiate between Windows 7, Windows 8, Android or God knows what else, then please tell them that the correct way to to this is to ADD A FIELD TO THE DATABASE!!! In other words, "DEVICE TYPE"!!! Do NOT use the computer name for this purpose. It's called a kludge.
I gave the computers their names for a reason, and I want them to be listed in Norton Family with the names that I gave them, thank you very much. So please stop playing around with the computer name.