Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.

I answered all the questions right, yes to everything so far, but OE can't 
send forwards, most replies work but some don't, and there was 1 other 
program that didn't work, I found the fix in the support section of sygate's 
site but it makes no sense at all to me, I dunno.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 3:20 PM
Subject: RE: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.


> Well, flexible might not be the best term to use to compare it to a
> "real" firewall (Sygate or otherwise).  Windows firewall lacks a crutial
> feature, probably the one causing you some trouble, which detects and
> blocks potential trosians and spiware.  Windows firewall simply makes no
> attempt at all to deal with such problems.
>
> So far, I haven't found anything that can't be made to work properly by
> answering a Sygate automatic "popup" dialog.  If you ever answer "no",
> instead of "yes", then you indeed may find a program appearing to not be
> working because you've just caused Sygate to block it.
>
> In that case, you can "reset" sygate so that it deletes all of those
> ansers you've given it, and you get another try at setting it correctly.
>
> =20
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=20
>> [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Mote
>> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 2:42 PM
>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>>=20
>> Sygate was a pain for me as well.  Even if you enable a=20
>> program, that doesn't mean all of its features work.  For=20
>> instance, my mlb.tv and game day audio subscriptions.  They=20
>> never wanted to work with Sygate.  I don't like that program.=20
>>  Windows firewall seems to be more flexible.  I don't know if=20
>> that's a good thing or not when it comes to fire walls.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "John Miller" <n1umj@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 12:56 PM
>> Subject: Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>>=20
>>=20
>> >I had problems with sygate, couldn't send email replies or forwards=20
>> >more  often then not and I think I had problems with AIM=20
>> getting online=20
>> >so I  disabled it until I feel like figuring out what the=20
>> problem is, =20
>> >that's  something to take note of though, it's not just=20
>> install and go,=20
>> >there is  stuff that might not work right and will have to=20
>> be tweaked.
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 1:21 PM
>> > Subject: RE: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>> >
>> >
>> >>I eventually did also; I replaced the Windows firewall with=20
>> a free one =20
>> >>from Sygate, which I'm pretty happy with (it seems very=20
>> friendly, and=20
>> >>of  course is much more robust than the Windows one).
>> >>
>> >> Chip
>> >>
>> >> =3D20
>> >>
>> >>> -----Original Message-----
>> >>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=3D20
>> >>> [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of david poehlman
>> >>> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 11:45 AM
>> >>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> >>> Subject: Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> I turned off the windows firewall and security center.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> Johnnie Apple Seed
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> ----- Original Message -----
>> >>> From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >>> Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 11:41 AM
>> >>> Subject: RE: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> And I'm afraid mine was fixed by rerunning the wireless=20
>> networking =20
>> >>>wizard.  This evidently opened up some needed ports which=20
>> the newly =20
>> >>>installed xp sp2 firewall had closed.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> Alternatively, if this isn't it, some laptop manufacturers=3D20 =20
>> >>>provide their
>> >>> own software to help you "Manage" your wireless=20
>> connections.   This is
>> >>> usually a separate application, not just the card driver.=20
>>  IBM calls =20
>> >>>theirs IBM Access Connections.  In the case of an IBM=20
>> thinkpad, this =20
>> >>>software automatically disables the Windows service for=20
>> controlling =20
>> >>>wireless connections (called Wireless0 I think) and handles these =20
>> >>>connections itself.  Unfortunately, it didn't play well=20
>> with=3D20  the=20
>> >>>xp sp2  firewall, so I disabled it ( the application from IBM I=20
>> >>>mean), then I  had to go and find how to re-enable Windows=20
>> control of=20
>> >>>my wireless  connections.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> I don't remember exactly where I found it; I had to go=20
>> into control =20
>> >>>panel | network connections | wireless connections and=20
>> somewhere in =20
>> >>>there is a check box that says "let windows manage my wireless =20
>> >>>connections" or something very close.  I had to check it.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> After I had done that, I ran the windows wireless connection=3D20  =
>
>> >>>wizard and  finally all worked again.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> I have to admit that Windows didn't offer as many options=20
>> as the IBM =20
>> >>>Access Connections utility, but it seemed to be the=20
>> quickest=3D20  way=20
>> >>>to get  things working for me again, so that's what I did.
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> Hth,
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> Chip
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> =3D3D20
>> >>>=3D20
>> >>> > -----Original Message-----
>> >>> > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >[mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chris McMillan
>> >>> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 8:53 AM
>> >>> > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> >>> > Subject: RE: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> > Dear List:
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> > The Wireless Wizard might help but this is a know issue=20
>> with=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >the major router companies and the PC manufactures.  I=20
>> was on=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >two conference calls with Microsoft the last two weeks and=3D3D20 =
> =20
>> >>> >they blame the driver issues and firmware from the=20
>> router and=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >wireless card manufactures. =3D3D20 =3D3D20  I have three =
> wireless=20
>> >>> >notebooks and the only luck I had was=3D3D20  not use the=20
>> Microsoft=20
>> >>> >wizards but my Dell software that came=3D3D20  with my wireless=20
>> >>> >cards. =3D3D20 =3D3D20  Sincerely, =3D3D20  Christopher McMillan  =
>
>> >>> >chrismcmillan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx E-mail =20
>> christophermcmillan@xxxxxxxxxxx=20
>> >>> >MSN Messanger
>> >>> > 203 934 5468 Home Number
>> >>> > 203 444 5661 Cell Phone
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> > -----Original Message-----
>> >>> > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >[mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of david poehlman
>> >>> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 8:42 AM
>> >>> > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> >>> > Subject: Re: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> > yu have to run the wireless network wizard.
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> > Johnnie Apple Seed
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> >>> > From: "Mike Mote" <mikemote@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >>> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >>> > Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 6:51 AM
>> >>> > Subject: Problems with windows XP SP2 and my lap top.
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> >=3D3D20
>> >>> > Hi folks!  Not really a jaws issue necessarily, but I=20
>> know=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >many people on=3D3D20  this list have had their share of problems =
>
>> >>> >with the new=3D3D20  Windows XP SP 2, and =3D3D20  I'm=20
>> wondering if I=20
>> >>> >can get some help on my problem.  I=3D3D20  installed Sp2=20
>> last=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >week, and sense then, I've had nothing but trouble with my=3D3D20 =
> =20
>> >>> >wireless features =3D3D20  on my lap top computer,=20
>> specifically, my=20
>> >>> >internet connection.=3D3D20
>> >>> >  It's as if,=3D3D20
>> >>> > it's not there.  Wondering if this is strictly Sp2=20
>> related,=3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >and is there any =3D3D20  documentation on how to fix this=20
>> problem. =20
>> >>> >I'm using a net=3D3D20  gear router, if=3D3D20  that helps.  I'm =
> not=20
>> >>> >having any problems with my desk top at=3D3D20  home, but=20
>> on my =3D3D20 =20
>> >>> >lap top, it's a different story.
>> >>> >=3D3D20
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