William, MVPs' are volunteers and not MS employees. And while I've
written articles and columns for MS, I'm not an employee. I do
understand the pain. I know you are frustrated.
There are too many threads you've started on this so I'd like to ask
that you start fresh with posting (and keeping in each reply as a
1. what modem and hardware rev Linksys router and what firmware?
2. what brand/model wireless (look in device manager) and what
version driver (also in device manager)?
If you are saying you have a problem on XP, then the first place to
look is on the driver side.
I'd also suggest that you do a complete factor reset on your Linksys
router and restore it to defaults. There is a button or hole for
On Tue, 09 Oct 2007 13:55:08 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org
>I have downgraded all but one of my laptops from vista to xp, but this
>last laptop has a blue ray drive and that will not work with XP. All
>my laptops failed to connect to wireless hots spots (jetblue, vodafone
>& tmobile) and to my Linksys router. Now I tried the many registry
>edits and disabling the TCIP version 6 thing but I still did not get
>them to work. I lost hours time and threw out two copies of Vista
>which I stupidly bought. Please can we get a fix for this issue. A
>program I can run not a buch of msdn articles like:
>I really think you owe that world that don't you?
>PS Besides it is in your interest - one day the press is going to get
>hold of this if you don't fix it soon and it's not going to MSFT an
>good at all....