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Windows 7: Win 7 64 Updates & Hosed Network

14 Jul 2010   #1
James Colbert

 
 
Win 7 64 Updates & Hosed Network

Does anyone else have their internet access hosed after installing Windows Updates? It happens so regularly here that I often postpone installing them until I know I'll have time to deal with it. At a minimum, I have to shut down my system, cable modem, cat5 router and gigaswitch, plug them back in one at a time, restart the system and hope it works (this, along with disabling and re-enabling the local connection). Often, I have to do it twice. Other times, like today, I restored an image predating the updates install. This is really becoming tedious and has spanned a few different machines. Any info appreciated.

Thanks,
James

Edit: Also, included in this batch of updates was an Outlook Social Connector update. Why would this be listed as an "Important Update"?


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14 Jul 2010   #2
windowsapple

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What do you mean by hosed? Completely depleted or what?
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15 Jul 2010   #3
James Colbert

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windowsapple View Post
What do you mean by hosed? Completely depleted or what?
My title was a bit of exaggeration...what gets 'hosed' is my internet connection, which is routed from cable modem-->Router-->Network Switch. It doesn't happen every time, but at least 50% of the time when there is an update for 64 bit windows.

Often, it can be corrected by resetting all components involved, but sometimes, I have to restore an image and hide the update(s).
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