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[aprssig] OT: Windows XP Service Pack 3

John Gleichweit smokeybehr at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jun 8 21:19:21 UTC 2008


I've never seen one of those in any of the online or offline stores here 
in the US. None of the Cisco gear at work, nor the Linksys gear at home 
has any trouble with SP3.

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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