Why does my IP show up as "network sharing device" or "proxy server" when it isn't a proxy

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Why does my IP show up as "network sharing device" or "proxy server" when it isn't a proxy

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Hi all,
I have noticed that my main IP address shows up as network sharing device or proxy server when it isn't a proxy server. I have never used proxies or set anything up on my computer's. Should I be concerned? It said previously that it was a suspected proxy server and now it's saying network sharing device and before it also said under services none when we first got the IP. Should I be concerned about this?
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Re: Why does my IP show up as "network sharing device" or "proxy server" when it isn't a proxy

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Showing as "network sharing device" is not a cause for concern if you have multiple devices sharing the same router.

There are some reasons why it could be showing as a suspected proxy server when it isn't or it could be a sign of a possibly compromised device.

If you want to send an email to [email protected] with the IP address and reference this post we'll look into it specifically.
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Re: Why does my IP show up as "network sharing device" or "proxy server" when it isn't a proxy

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dude im getting blocked and ive been gettig the same thing about sharing files and at one point there was remote access on my device i dont know what to do
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What is the message you see when you are being blocked?
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its saying im spaming and soemthing about autmmated service dnsb bloclked or something like that ive tried everything that i read but im not tech savvy so i know im not 100% but what i do know is that my accounts where accessed its such a long long story and there so many problems but what i do know is that someone keeps getting remote access and i cant stop it ever reinstalled windowns dont work
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Re: Why does my IP show up as "network sharing device" or "proxy server" when it isn't a proxy

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Knowing the exact error message can be helpful in identifying the cause. If you can also provide your IP address, that would help.

You can provide that here, publicly, or send an email to [email protected] with the IP address and reference this post.
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