New Networking-related KB articles for the weeks of December 13 – December 19 and December 20 – December 26

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season. Here are the latest networking-related Knowledge Base articles published in the past 2 weeks:

961186  NDIS 5.x USB network adapters do not appear in Performance Monitor

961256  The DNS PTR record might be deleted if you change the DNS server order on a Windows 2003 machine

977172  The existing PPTP connections to a VPN server that is hosted in a Windows Server 2003-based NLB farm do not work after a new node is added to the NLB farm

978325  A virtual machine connection is lost when the virtual machine tries to restart or tries to shut down after you remove the virtual networks

961344  How to configure a Windows Server 2008 DHCP server using an IPv6 scope to register clients in DNS when requested

958939  The DHCP MMC snap-in stops responding when you try to stop, start, or restart the DHCP service on a clustered DHCP server instance in Windows Server 2003

977262  You cannot open a Web folder by double-clicking it in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008

975494  Stop error when you uninstall the Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi connection utility on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

976529  Stop error message after you install a WFP callout driver in Windows Vista SP2 or in Windows Server 2008 SP2: “STOP: 0x0000000A”

961433  How to configure a Windows Vista client to obtain an IPv6 DHCP address

960740  Error message when you use the Netsh utility together with the init restore syntax to initiate a restoration of a WINS database in Windows Server 2008: “The system cannot find the path specified”

976373  A computer that is connected to an IEEE 802.1X authenticated network through a VOIP phone does not connect to the correct network after you resume it from Hibernate mode or Sleep mode

973243  The default gateway is missing on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista after the computer restarts if the default gateway is set by using the Netsh command

978772  Description of support boundaries for Active Directory over NAT

959398  The WINS MMC snap-in stops responding when you try to stop, start, or restart the WINS service in the WINS MMC snap-in on a clustered WINS server instance in Windows Server 2003

960519  Windows Vista does not use all the bandwidth of a PPPoE connection when you download a file from an FTP server

Happy New Year!

– Mike Platts