"The dream of a wireless-enabled new millennium was a WiFi-blanketed world that enabled seamless roaming for new generations of phones, MIDs and UMPCs. Microsoft felt strongly about this dream, and promised unprecedented support for wireless devices in Windows XP. They delivered in the form of the Wireless Zero Configuration (WZC) service, and it was designed to eliminate the irritations of vendor-specific WiFi utilities. Any wireless card could interface with WZC, and the subsequent addition of WPA support kept the utility up to speed with the progress of WiFi. In theory, the goal of WZC is an admirable one, but its execution leaves quite a bit to be desired. The seamless wireless roaming that WZC was supposed to cultivate has made it an unacceptable solution for single-WAP environments. As users around the globe connect to their lone wireless router with the service, they suffer lost connections, lost packets and high pings. Today we're going to cover the whys and hows of the issue to ameliorate one of XP's biggest nuisances."Read more over here.
Howto: Solve Wireless Lag and Disconnects on XP
Posted on Friday, Jul 04 2008 @ 06:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck