I have windows messenger for xp , and iam having some problems wiht the status think, messenger seems to kick me off line and wont reconnect me until i goto change my status again, then it says "unable to change status please try later". now I have my cable modem connecting to my pc via a linksys router thts has UPnP i have enabled this but iam still having problems. upnp is desabled on my xp Box i can send and recieve files with no problem at all, so i dont know whats causing messenger to play up like this i dont want to use voice or webcam with messenger when i was using ADSL to get on line there was no problem with the status thing only sendign files, this might have been the adsl modem/router a Solwise sar703a showed my ports as "closed" on grc.com. with the new router they are stelthed except ident and upnp ports. hope some one can help, and thanks in avanced - SuRgE - -- after about 5 attempts at loging back in everthing is ok, i dont get booted offf. strange huh??