Re: Win95 vs. Win3.1

Mitch Wagers ( )
Wed, 07 May 1997 14:18:59 -0500

Boy, all kinds of unsatisfied customers, huh? :)

At 08:43 AM 5/7/97 -0600, you wrote:
>I have found that the Shiva dialer that comes with the IEAK won't work with
>any brand of "windows" modem. It seems to work fine with anything but those
>that claim to be designed for windows.
>> From: Mitch Wagers <>
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: Win95 vs. Win3.1
>> Date: Tuesday, May 06, 1997 2:10 PM
>> Maybe someone can help me with this one...Users using MS Internet Dialler
>> have a problem of negotiating a protocol using PPP. I have had 2
>> of this out of 212, and I have found it unfixable!
>> The problem seems to be very random per computer. On computers that it
>> happens, they seem to stay like that. From what MS has relayed to me,
>> problem lies with Shiva. They have said they aren't using a custom built
>> PPP stack, but a stack from Shiva. Of course, they claim that stack
>> problems in very rare cases due to the use of non-Shiva equipment. The
>> only fix I have found is to install Trumpet Winsock as the dialer, and
>> disable the Internet Explorer winsock.dll. After all, if TP is already
>> installed, Internet Mail tries to use it instead of the MS Dialler, how
>> wierd. :) Anyone care to shed some light on this? I have doubts about
>> MS's information to me (I have even opened an issue about it). Maybe
>> isn't what you were having problems with, if not, sorry! I would
>> appreciate a response to my personal mail if anyone has the same
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