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    Unhappy Windows July Updates 2008

    Has anyone had any problems with these?

    I have just tried them on Windows XP SP3 and Windows 2000 SP4.

    I cannot connect to the internet afterwards. I get to my ISP and ping seems to work, but trying to browse a website justs brings a timeout and "unable to connect to server" message.

    EDIT:

    The answer seems to be that KB951748 doesn't play nice with ZoneAlarm
    Last edited by nihil; July 9th, 2008 at 01:20 PM.
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    Installed the updates overnight and this morning i had no connections.

    Had to remove the update to get online.

    I use Zonealarm so what is the work - around this.?


    Damn i even read your warning last night before the update...I should of waited.

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    Johnno i believe one of the updates that is causing this issue is due to this..

    http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/-/mp/4775...et-hackers-web

    http://www.doxpara.com/

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    Edit scratch that. read this link instead.

    http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/22...-fix-kills-web

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    Hi blokes,

    Sorry I was a bit sparse with that post but I ran the update (XP) and hit problems, messed around with LSPfix and the like and no joy, so I cut across to a Win 2000 box and hit the same thing. I tried to get the warning in to AO as soon as possible whilst I was looking into it.

    InfoAU, right now I have uninstalled KB951748, but that cannot be a solution for more than a few days.

    My only complaint is that MS obviously didn't test with ZA. That is surprising, because it is very popular?
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    Quote Originally Posted by nihil
    InfoAU, right now I have uninstalled KB951748, but that cannot be a solution for more than a few days.
    I guess we will have to wait and see if there is another update.
    I will live with no update(1 out 3) over No firewall.

    Zonealarm gave no indications of any troubles....Just no connections anywhere.

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    Well, you can now get the updated ZoneAlarm that works. 70_483_000. I have only tried it on Windows XP SP3 so far but will do Win 2000 in a minute.

    It isn't an issue with Vista because Microsoft documented Kernel level hooking for that OS.

    http://download.zonealarm.com/bin/fr...cessIssue.html

    And here is a link specially for Info_Au (based on his avatar)

    http://www.catsthatlooklikehitler.co...n/seigmiaow.pl



    EDIT:

    The fix works on Windows 2000 as well.
    Last edited by nihil; July 10th, 2008 at 03:22 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nihil
    And here is a link specially for Info_Au (based on his avatar)

    http://www.catsthatlooklikehitler.co...n/seigmiaow.pl
    Thanks Nihil
    I got the update today and all is working fine.
    You hit the nail on the head with that link.
    My cat looks Exactly like one of those cats on that page....Might have to post it and see if it makes the page.

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    Nihil what kind of a site is that. Are you a member?

    EDIT: Nihil, this website is classic.
    Last edited by Cider; July 11th, 2008 at 11:51 AM.
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    interestingly enuff, i came across the same problem. and come to think of it, it was right after windhoes updated. and not knowingly, i uninstalled zonealarm and got comodo and ran into a problem with my user logins, thnx alot microsoft. it would seem that update doesnt work to well with comodo either. man i wish i came here sooner

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