KB978542 vs. VMWare 1.0.10

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Mark Perew, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Mark Perew

    Mark Perew Guest

    Problem: Bridged network connection will not connect in Win7 guest OS after
    applying important updates.
    HostOS: CentOS 5.5 Final
    GuestOS: Win 7 Professional
    VMWare: 1.0.10 with VMWare tools installed

    After installing Win7 Pro in a VM on my CentOS box, I allowed the windows
    updates to be applied. After a reboot, the network connection from the VM
    to the internet (bridged) was not functional. I did a clean re-install of
    Win7, then applied the updates one at a time with reboots as recommended.
    After applying KB978542 and rebooting, the bridged network connection

    I applied all other updates, rebooted, and networking was normal. I then
    applied KB978542, rebooted, and still had a functional network connection.

    It would appear that there is some order dependancy which affects
    Mark Perew, Jul 26, 2010
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  2. Mark Perew

    antioch Guest

    Have you been here - 20,000+ hits for Win7


    In all, 50,000 plus for XP, Festa & 7

    Mine is installed OK.
    How did you allow the dll and install - what method did you use?

    antioch, Jul 26, 2010
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  3. Mark Perew

    antioch Guest

    antioch, Jul 26, 2010
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