Thanks for the quick reply Jonathan - unfortunately I still have the same
problem after downloading the upgrade and enabling UPnP. I am using MSM 5. I
am testing by connecting with another PC using the same wireless router -
would this effect the results ?
> Greetings Shaun,
> In order to use Messenger's features besides text messaging through a NAT
(router), the NAT
> must support Universal Plug and Play (UPnP). Assuming you're using the
Linksys BEFW11S4, all
> you need to do is upgrade to the latest firmware for your router:
> After you've upgraded the firmware for your router, go into the router
> the Password tab, and toggle UPnP on. After you've turned on UPnP, reboot
your computer and
> you should be able to do voice/video, application sharing, etc.
> However, note that in order to send files, you need to use MSN Messenger 5
> UPnP file transfer):
> Jonathan Kay
> Windows MVP, Messenger
> Associate Expert
> Messenger Resources - http://www.veryComputer.com/
> > I can use MSN for messaging but cant use it for anything else such as
> > transfers, app sharing or *.
> > I am using XP with a linksys wireless router and cable modem.
> > I get an error message stating transfer blocked please check with isp or
> > network administrator
> > any advice would be appreciated.