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Windows 7 updates prevent internet access

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by picunurse, Jan 26, 2011.

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  1. picunurse

    picunurse Thread Starter

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    Each day i try to go on the internet but I have to use a restore point prior to January 24, 2011 in order for my computer to go online. If I allow the newer Microsoft updates, my computer tells me that I have a connection problem and cannot connect. I am connected with a Netgear ethernet switch. Has anyone else had this?
     
  2. Phantom010

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    Maybe you also need to update your network adapter driver?
     
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    DaveA Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    What is your Netgear switch connected to?

    Who is your internet provider?
     
  4. flagtrax

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    Many updates from MS are indeed drivers. I believe we've all had a problem or two with them Try doing a selective install of updates; look at them before you install if any are indeed drivers don't install them and see what happens.
     
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