Comodo trying to join another network?

So, after I installed a piece of software and restarted, Comodo says it wants to configure this IP as(169.254.240.171) a Local Network #2!
I really don’t see any signs of malware…

When a network gets an IP aadress in the 169 range it means your computer doesn’t see a network and will then create a network address in the 169 range.

What software did you install? What happens when you uninstall it? Does the problem go away?

What you mean, it couldn’t connect to my LAN and joined some weird IP address?
It makes no sense. I checked ARIN, this is the info on the IP

OrgName: Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
OrgID: IANA
Address: 4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 330
City: Marina del Rey
StateProv: CA
PostalCode: 90292-6695
Country: US

NetRange: 169.254.0.0 - 169.254.255.255
CIDR: 169.254.0.0/16
NetName: LINKLOCAL
NetHandle: NET-169-254-0-0-1
Parent: NET-169-0-0-0-0
NetType: IANA Special Use
NameServer: BLACKHOLE-1.IANA.ORG
NameServer: BLACKHOLE-2.IANA.ORG
Comment: Please see RFC 3330 for additional information.
RegDate: 1998-01-27
Updated: 2002-10-14

OrgAbuseHandle: IANA-IP-ARIN
OrgAbuseName: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number
OrgAbusePhone: +1-310-301-5820
OrgAbuseEmail: abuse@iana.org

OrgTechHandle: IANA-IP-ARIN
OrgTechName: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number
OrgTechPhone: +1-310-301-5820
OrgTechEmail: abuse@iana.org

ARIN WHOIS database, last updated 2009-02-08 19:10

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Very weird, I can’t understand that.
I didn’t join the network, nothing happened, every thing’s working fine.

Did the new network screen arise when booting the computer or when returning from sleep or hibernate? May be the network connector was not active yet so CIS couldn’t find a network.

If all things work fine just ignore the new network message or disable the automatic detection of new networks under Miscellaneous → Settings.

The 169 range is one of the ranges that are not used on the web but used only for local networks.

That’s the thing, I live in Brazil. That IP doesn’t match the ones from my ISP.

[font=tahoma]Don’t worry about it. I’ve had the same encounter in the past. The 169 range like EricJH said is one of those IPs that you are assigned when you have no connection to the Internet. It’ll be added as a “Local Area Network”. But I don’t think there’s any harm in deleting that network after you’ve received the connection (need someone to confirm this).

You can safely delete the 169 zone from the My Network Zones. It reflects your system didn’t see a network for, most likely, a short period of time.