[ubuntu-za] Strange problem with router

Bill Cairns pops at cairnsgames.co.za
Sun Apr 8 15:59:52 BST 2007


Obviously - but what Window's setting could cause this sort of
intermittent problem?

On Sat, 2007-04-07 at 22:25 +0200, Jan Kroeze wrote:
> The problem isn't windows directly. Routers are completely independant
> of OS. The problem is most likely in your windows connection settings.
> 
> On 07/04/07, Bill Cairns <pops at cairnsgames.co.za> wrote:
>         I recently got a new router (my previous one died but never
>         gave any
>         problems until it did). It is a Mega 100WR and I got it from
>         Telcom.
>         
>         Now what is strange about this router is that it works
>         perfectly with
>         Dapper. I have never had an incling of a problem.
>         
>         But it gives constant problems under Windows (2000). Half the
>         time
>         Pegasus Mail tells me that it can't connect to the POP server
>         and
>         Firefox tells me that it has lost contact with its server. (I
>         even 
>         demeaned myself so far as to try Explorer, but it came up with
>         a similar
>         diagnostic). Strangely enough the problem fixes itself without
>         any
>         intervention after a bit and I can run normally without any
>         problems.
>         
>         This is a strange problem to post on this site - but I have
>         run out of
>         ideas. I know that the obvious answer is to give up Windows
>         completely -
>         but I need to hang around there a wee bit longer.
>         
>         Any ideas? 
>         
>         Bill
>         
>         
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