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Windows update and loss of connection

by mackman / July 17, 2008 11:26 PM PDT

If I try to download and install any of the the following updates for Vista I lose my wireless connection. Uninstall them connection OK.
Neither Airlink nor HP techs can help.
Any thoughts?

KB 951978
KB 952709
KB 955020

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(NT) Which firewall?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2008 11:44 PM PDT
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RE (NT) which firewall
by mackman / July 17, 2008 11:48 PM PDT
In reply to: Which firewall?

Thank you for the quick response
I am using Comodo firewall professional 3.0.25.378

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And did you try it with the stock firewall?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 17, 2008 11:53 PM PDT
In reply to: RE (NT) which firewall

After uninstall be sure to reset the Winsock as documented at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811259/

Let me be clear that recent updates have me uninstalling 3rd party firewalls, performing (but never checking for corruption) the winsock. After a few hundred of these I think its best we get this one done fast.

Your choice.
Bob

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Re and did you try it with stock firewall
by mackman / July 17, 2008 11:59 PM PDT

No but I will uninstall and try with what I assume you to mean the windows firewall, correct?

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