RE: Last night's update knocked out TCP
"Jeremy Poynton" wrote:
> "Andrew Hayes" wrote:
> > > XP SP2. All up todate. Many systems functions broken, can't connect to net,
> > > can't open network connections, BUT AVG update worked so basic connection
> > > there, no network icon in the system tray, Can't look at hardware so can't
> > > answer above. Am running repair install as need PC today.
> > XP SP2. Good. That's a start.
> > OK. So you can't access the Device Manager for some reason. Fine with that.
> > What if you go to Control Panel | Network Connections? What does it show? Are
> > you on a LAN or using dial-up/VPN?
> > Still... Would like to see the output from IPCONFIG /ALL, and the most
> > recent info from the Windows Update log.
> > Of course, I doubt this is an AU problem unless it downloaded a naff driver,
> > but then your AVG update wouldn't of worked.
> All most odd, agreed. I used the net just fine before applying the update -
> didn't download anything, didn't install anything. Anyway, the Repair install
> has completed, and all seems fine again, happily .... phew.
Further investigations. First reboot after the above returned PC to no
network condition. Server (lanmanserver) service stuck on "starting".
Dependent on Computer Browser service, which had failed to start. Judicious
googling suggesting uninstalling File & Printer sharing, and this has done
the trick. Hopefully it will re-install OK without further wasting of time!