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Windows 7: Update KB4493472 killed local network connection, now can't RESTORE

2 Weeks Ago   #11

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali

I'm installing Win7x64 Pro with all updates on External HDD. I'm thinking that may produce the dll files with the correct hash that matches your files.

Have you considered a Repair Install/ In-Place Upgrade? It replaces your OS, keeps everything else and makes a backup, windows.old.
Here's the scoop Repair Install Instructions.docx

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2 Weeks Ago   #12

Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-bit
Backup is screwed, too

(Posted this to Synology Support last night)

Thoroughly screwed. Windows Update KB4493472 killed the mappings on my Win7ProSP1 64bit to my DS212. (Can connect to my router though.)
Windows Restore suddenly won't work due to 3 corrupt files.
Spent a week online at with sfc and sfcfix trying to solve. No luck.

(Update KB4493472 killed local network connection, now can't RESTORE)

Faithfully running Acronis backups, saving to DS212, and Hyper Backup on NAS faithfully writing out to an ioSafe USB drive.

Fine, I'll just hook the USB drive up to the Win7 PC, do a full restore from that.

"Drive is not Formatted. Do you want to Format now?"

Oh, right, a Windows-unreadable format was recommended for the USB drive hanging off the NAS for backups.

How about a direct network connection from the NAS to the PC, skipping the intervening router?

NAS wants an IP address, PC doesn't have a DHCP service, and I'm incredibly reluctant to screw up my local network connectivity, for fear of not being able to send you this trouble ticket.

So no direct connect to the NAS.

Yes, I can see it through my No-IP connection, but I don't want to try to do a Restore of around 250G through a website connection, even if it was possible. It'd take two weeks.

So, as I said at the top, I'm screwed.
No way to connect to the NAS, no way to read the USB drive from PC, so no way to do the restore, which is the WHOLE POINT to doing backups.

But I've sure learned the weaknesses in my multiple redundancy backups. If I get out of this without erasing my drive back to baseline Lenovo Recovery Win 7, I'm redesigning my whole backup process, and I'm reformatting the USB to a Windows-readable format, regardless of speed.
There has to be a format that the NAS will write to, and Microsoft can read.
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2 Weeks Ago   #13

Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-bit

Spent this evening with a connectivity method Synology handed me on a Support Ticket. Got me within a few feet of connected, but not quite there. Could See the NAS as a media device, and Winodws Media Player could play the music on it. Could see the NAS's web-site at after doing a manual IP address for the PC, and running the vendor's Connection assistant.
But never could see it as files in Windows File Explorer, so can't do a Restore from my Acronis backups.

Won't be able to get back to this before Monday, other than to read the instructions at the link in your last post.

Great way to spend my evenings...and yours. Thanks, Microsoft.

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