On Nov 6, 9:02*am, "Gordon" <gordonbpar...@newsgroup> wrote:
> "nigelord" <nigel...@newsgroup> wrote in message
> > We have 3 PCs at home, 2 with XP on them and 1 with Vista. We use BT
> > Wireless Broadband. Every few days the Vista PC will lose connection -
> > it is still receiving the wireless signal from the router, but it
> > cannot get to the internet.
> It's a Vista bug. There is nothing you can do about it except upgrade to
> Windows 7.
> I had exactly the same problem. Neither Windows 7 nor Linux had this problem
> ON THE SAME MACHINE.
I do not think it is the discovery packets, indicated by the Knowledge
Base link, as it does connect and work for a few days and before
losing connection and you can only get it back by powering off router.
The router is BT so there will be millions of them in use across the
UK - it is not that old - we got it 6 months AFTER launch of Vista.
I have switched the Vista PC to static IP addressing to see if that
has any impact. Been working ok for 4 days so far so here's