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    Posted: 24 Oct 2009 at 9:09am
I have no Lan or network of any kind but in my connection properties I have QoS Packet Scheduler installed and checked (a default in XP and Vista so I read).  My connection has been real glitchy lately and I was wondering if uninstalling QoS would solve anything or is it needed in my situation? 
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  Quote Don Watkins Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Oct 2009 at 9:46am

No reason NOT to disabled it (sorry, had to edit). I've never personally seen it cause a problem but I've seen reports that it can reduce WAN efficiency.  

However my guess would be moisture in the phone lines as the problem vs. QOS.

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  Quote Bob Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Oct 2009 at 10:16am
Thanks.  I keep looking but I'm sure you are right in a problem phone line.  What is new when connecting is that the "handshake" has a pause or untypical short noise before what should be a connect.  Probably noise.  I did have the telco check for noise on line a while ago and was assured it was clean but ...........  
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