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    Sky Router Works Perfectly With Vista But Not Xp.

    This is a discussion on Sky Router Works Perfectly With Vista But Not Xp. within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; I was having all of the problems that are well known with the sky router whilst i was running windows ...

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      Sky Router Works Perfectly With Vista But Not Xp.

      I was having all of the problems that are well known with the sky router whilst i was running windows xp but since i have installed windows vista i have had no problems what so ever. Makes me wonder if sky had the firmware designed for vista and thats why they dont seem to be in a hurry to replace the present router. Anyone else found the same.


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      Re: Sky Router Works Perfectly With Vista But Not Xp.

      The router works via ethernet so it doesn't matter what operating system you use.

      However, if Vista updated the drivers for your network card (or wireless dongle) then that may explain why your system connectivity has improved.
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      Re: Sky Router Works Perfectly With Vista But Not Xp.

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      I was having all of the problems that are well known with the sky router whilst i was running windows xp but since i have installed windows vista i have had no problems what so ever. Makes me wonder if sky had the firmware designed for vista and thats why they dont seem to be in a hurry to replace the present router. Anyone else found the same.
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      Re: Sky Router Works Perfectly With Vista But Not Xp.

      Yes im using norton internet security 2007. Have got two computers running vista with no problems at all. Have tryed adding a computer running xp to the network and as soon as i do the router plays up and have to reboot it and then if you remove the xp computer from the network everything is fine again.It cant be a problem with the machine as the two computers now running vista were running xp before and had nothing but problems with the router when they were running xp.

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      Re: Sky Router Works Perfectly With Vista But Not Xp.

      i wonder if it is to do with the upnp cos with xp you get the symbol down on the toolbar which shows you what speed you are connected at but with vista you ony get a symbol that shows you are connected to a network.

     

     

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