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This is on a Surface Pro. I have not installed a virtual machine.

Here is Google's feedback on the error message I receive when attempting login:

"Login failed. Could not identify your computer" error message

If you're receiving a 'Login failed. Could not identify your computer.' error, we couldn’t identify your machine.

Please note that at this time, virtual machines aren't supported by Google Play.

If you're certain that you don't have a virtual machine, some users have reported that they were able to workaround the issue by disabling their network bridge."

My ifconfig feedback, in case that's helpful:

lo    Link encap:Local Loopback               inet addr:  Mask:
      inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
      UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
      RX packets:80 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
      TX packets:80 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
      collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
      RX bytes:6640 (6.6 KB)  TX bytes:6640 (6.6 KB)

mlan0 Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 60:45:bd:f9:04:c0  
      inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
      inet6 addr: fe80::6245:bdff:fef9:4c0/64 Scope:Link
      RX packets:96714 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
      TX packets:73079 errors:13 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
      collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
      RX bytes:117500998 (117.5 MB)  TX bytes:9008106 (9.0 MB)
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Would I be wise to disable my network bridge as suggested? If so, could someone point me towards a resource where I can find out how that is done? –  TX-NY-CA Jul 2 '13 at 16:36
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