Re: IE 8 made network unstable - need help
Someone who installs beta software without knowing what they're doing
has no right to give his fellow user cr*p. Especially misspelled cr*p.
"Please give me some feedback on what to do before I sell every
Microsoft product I have and go buy Mac's."
Errare humanum est
hugh Jass wrote:
> OK, first, Leonard is a condescending ass. Just for the record. Leonard, the
> guy is looking for answers, not condescending remarks about the definition
> of beta.
> Now, to your issue:
> It's unclear to me how upgrading to a new browser could affect network
> connectivity for all machines on a network. It seems unlikely, and not at
> all plausible. Your network is controlled by your router, not the machines
> that sit behind it.
> What happens to the other machines if the machine that had IE 8 is turned
> off? Surely the browswer upgrade on one machine didn't affect anything on
> the others, or the router.
> You may have a situation where something happened to connectivity at the
> same time you installed IE 8, and so it looks like a causality when in fact
> it's a co-relation.
> If you're still completely convinced that IE8 did screw up your network,
> then try and roll back both other computers to one day before you did the
> upgrade. If the problem still persists, then it can't be related to the
> On 9/20/08 9:33 PM, in article O#ZssM6GJHA.4956@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl,
> "Leonard Grey" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Next time, don't install software until it's been released.
>> IE 8 has not been released. You installed beta software.
>> You do know what 'beta' means, right?
>> Leonard Grey
>> Errare humanum est
>> cbourque wrote:
>>> I have a network with 1 host computer, and two laptops that connect via
>>> On one of the laptops I did an IE 8 update and completley regret it. Ever
>>> since than my internet connection on the whole network has become completly
>>> unstable. The other computers still use earlier versions of IE.
>>> The connection status appears fine on all computers and niether browsers
>>> (mozilla or firefox) can be navigated without constant refreshing. Chat
>>> programs also are constantly kicked off.
>>> I never had one browser error before I did the IE update so I removed IE8
>>> from the laptop by using system restore. My network is still very unstable
>>> and very aggrevating.
>>> Before I did the IE8 update there was absolutly no issues. All computers on
>>> my network were up to date. All connections were stable. I have no idea how
>>> IE 8 could destroy my network like it did but there is no doubt in my mind is
>>> was a result of the IE8 update I did.
>>> Please give me some feedback on what to do before I sell every Microsoft
>>> product I have and go buy Mac's.