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IWhat is a BELKIN supposed to do, Pearl....I find that under

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iWhat is a BELKIN supposed to do
JA: How many access points are you utilizing?
Customer: Pearl....I find that under my desk somebody has installed a Belkin.What is it supposed to do?
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: I was worried somebody is listening in to my phone calls or e-mails?
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Have not tried trouble shooting I am just worried that the Belkin is a way of listening in to my phone conversations?
JA: Anything else you want the network expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Richard replied 4 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

Can you tell me the model of the Belkin device please? As they make many types of things.

you will see it on a label on the device

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
It is too dark.
I'm just wondering if it could be used to listen in on my business
I don't want to dismantle anything as my computer system is working correctly.
If I thought somebody was listening in I would be upset.
It is connected to an ATT set up which is cooected to my laptop
Plea help richard
Expert:  Richard replied 4 months ago.

Ok, they do not make any listening devices, the most common thing they make is a wifi router, something you would see under a desk.

I am 99% sure this is what it is and all it does is provide internet to the office, nothing sinister at all.