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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Captive Portal
 Date:  Fri, 18 Sep 2009 12:29:37 -0500
Bobert, Tyler wrote:
> I will take a look at that article, thank you.  As for the mac
> filtering, yes I know that you need some kind of web traffic, but for
> whatever reason some laptops with vista on wireless do no even bring up
> the captive portal page until I do pass through IP.

That is probably a link checker, like McAfee Site Advisor, or similar. 
It is trying to check the link before allowing you to try and load it. 
I am seeing it a lot!  It might be Windows Defender, or the new link 
scan in IE8.  And it needs to be figured out...