LSP Installation Problems with WSCInstallProvider64_32

An LSP (or Winsock provider) can be installed into the Winsock catalog through several different function calls. Also, as you might know, on 64-bit Windows there are two different Winsock catalogs – one for 32-bit applications and one for 64-bit native applications. In order for an LSP to be loaded by both native and WOW64…

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LLTD is Available for Non-Windows Platforms

Exciting news; the Windows Rally Development Kit was publicly released today on the Windows Rally technologies website! This porting kit is royalty free and provides full source code for an embedded Linux (yes, you read that correctly) reference implementation. Although Linux was used as a reference, this code is designed for easy porting to other platforms, which…

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How to Enable the Windows Vista Network Map

As Gabe mentioned in his blog post titled “Xbox 360 Fall Update Includes LLTD,” the Xbox 360 now includes the Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) protocol.  At a basic function level, LLTD gives users a graphical representation of their home network topology.  In addition to the network map, LLTD offers network device manufacturers a standard…

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Xbox 360 Fall Update Includes LLTD

There has been a lot of buzz about the recent fall update for the Xbox 360; however, an important new feature which has not been mentioned is support for the Link Layer Topology Discovery (LLTD) protocol. In its basic form, LLTD allows a Windows Vista PC to accurately map the topology of your home network. In…

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