Weird Number Beside Macbook in Finder

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Hi,

I have this weird number beside "Daniel Botelho's Macbook" in finder. This number is 5 and yesterday it was 4. Previously, it had been 3....it keeps increasing for some reason?? Anyone know what this number means? I have attached a photo. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)
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I've not seen this before, so I'm of no help unfortunately, but I am interested to hear what it is when someone comes along with an answer.
Typing this is also my way of bumping it up a little so it doesn't get looked past :)
 
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Mac Mini (Late 2014) 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 Memory: 8GB 1600MHz DDR3
Did you recently upgrade your OS? (which you didn't identify)

Was there a time when you didn't have this number showing up? Can you trace it back to something else you installed?
 
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Hi

No I did not recently upgrade my operating system. I have Mac OS X Version 10.5.8. Yes there was a time when there was no number appearing and no I can't trace it back to anything I installed.

Thanks for the replies
 
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Try googling it?

Ask at the Genius Bar?

Got a clone of the OS on an external drive by chance?
 
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Tried googling it, don't think it's worth my time to ask the Genius Bar. I'm not concerned about it, just curious.And no I don't have any clones of the OS.

I got rid of the number simply by editing the name of my computer, but I still would like to know what it was and why it kept increasing. It might even come back too, who knows.

Thanks for all the replies
 

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