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When I open Mac-mini from sleep this message appears: [This

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When I open Mac-mini from sleep this message appears:
[This computer's local host name "Jims-Mac-mini-5.local" is already in use on this network. The name has been changed to "Jims-Mac-mini-6.local."
to change the local host name, open System Preferences and click Sharing, then click "Edit" and type the name in the Local Hostname field.]
This is the only Mac-mini on the network. Name should be "Jims-Mac-mini.local
What is causing this to happen repeatedly? How to stop it from happening
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Is this a home network? There are not other computers on the network?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This is a home wireless network serving my Mac mini and my wife's ibook pro. She shares laser printer and HP all-in-one inkjet printer which are located in my office.
Expert:  Mike replied 1 year ago.

Change It to something completely different like Jim's computer and see what happens, that will tell us if it is just that computer