UPDATE: 1st June 2007
I’m still having bouncy wi-fi problems, despite running the WinsockXPFi app once more.
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Stop translating in your head and start speaking Italian for real with the only audio course that prompt you to speak.
I seem to have cured my bouncy wi-fi problem. Often, when there were other wi-fi connections active, both secure and non-secure in my area, my wi-fi connection to the www would come on and go off all the time. This was annoying to say the least. I tried updating the wi-fi drivers, reseting the access point and even installing a wi-fi trouble shooting application. All to no avail. Until now.
After hunting around the Internet I discovered this little application: WinsockXPFix. You don’t have to install it, just click on it, back up your registry, either using this program or something else and ask it to repair. Re-start your PC as instructed and you should experience wi-fi stability. I have for two days so far. So, if you have bouncy wi-fi and have Windows XP, Home or Pro, give it a go.
It seems as though installing or removing certain programs can corrupt a section of Windows which leaves your system with erroneous Window’s registry settings. This little app puts things back as they should be and seems to restore wi-fi stability.