[aprssig] OT: Windows XP Service Pack 3

Ron Tonneson ron.tonneson at gmail.com
Sun Jun 8 08:10:07 CDT 2008

No problem with my Linksys BEFW11S4.

Ron - K0QVF

Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> This just posted on Slashdot.org at:
>     <http://tech.slashdot.org/tech/08/06/07/1727240.shtml>
> Anyone here yet experienced this?
>       Windows XP SP3 Causing Router Crashes
> *Posted by timothy <http://www.monkey.org/%7Etimothy/> on Saturday June 
> 07, @02:14PM*
> *from the *insecurity-through-non-obscurity* dept.*
> <http://tech.slashdot.org/search.pl?tid=172>
> <http://tech.slashdot.org/search.pl?tid=218>
> KrispyBytes <mailto:krispy78 at gmail.com> writes /"Windows XP SP3 has been 
> named as the culprit causing home routers to go into a crash and reboot 
> cycle <http://apcmag.com/router_crashes_blamed_on_windows_xp_sp3.htm>. 
> One router maker has released firmware updates to fix the problem, but 
> has not yet revealed what is actually different about XP SP3's 
> networking stack or UPnP behaviour that causes the problem. Router maker 
> Billion Managing Director Raaj Menon said "as Microsoft plans to make 
> Windows XP SP3 an automatic upgrade this month, the number of affected 
> routers may increase significantly.""/
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