Latest Windows Vista Networking-related Knowledge Base Articles

Here are the newest networking-related KB articles for Windows Vista.  There were no new articles in this category for Windows XP this time around: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=946481 Error message when you try to connect to an ad hoc connection from a Windows Vista-based computer: “Windows cannot connect to Network Name” 12/21/2007 Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=944054… Read more

Latest Networking-related Windows Server 2003 Knowledge Base Articles

Here are the latest Windows Server 2003 articles you can find in the Microsoft Knowledge Base that relate to networking technologies: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=945397 The values that appear for DHCP option 81 and the corresponding GUI meanings that are shown in the DHCP MMC snap-in in Windows Server 2003 12/12/2007 Windows Svr Ent 2003 EN http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=945778 Error… Read more

Latest Windows XP and Windows Vista Networking-related Knowledge Base articles

I hope everyone is having a great holiday season!  Here are the latest KB articles for Windows XP and Windows Vista that relate to networking technologies: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=943129 In a Network Access Protection (NAP) architecture, a Windows Vista-based client computer loses network connectivity after you run the “gpupdate /force” command 12/14/2007 Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL… Read more

Networking-related Windows Vista KB articles for the first week of December

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=942392On a Windows Vista-based computer, you cannot access certain directories on a Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) server12/7/2007Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=945184The Rasdial API may free the same memory two times and the dial-up application stops responding on a multiprocessor computer that is running Windows Vista12/7/2007Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=936332How to… Read more

Networking-related Windows Server KB Articles for November

Here are all the KB articles published related to networking technologies for Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003 for November.  I plan to be updating these on a weekly basis going forward – enjoy! http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=938863Name resolution may fail on a Windows Server 2003 DNS server if conditional forwarding is configured and if records have… Read more

Networking-related Windows Vista KB Articles for November

Here are the latest – I plan to be updating these on a weekly basis going forward: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=943719IP networking over the IEEE 1394 bus is not supported in Windows Vista and in all later versions of Windows11/28/2007Windows VistaWin Vista Ultimate 32bit ALEN-US http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=945145On a Windows Vista-based computer, you may be prompted for your passport credentials… Read more

What is Terminal Services Gateway?

Terminal Services Gateway, or TS Gateway, is a new role in Windows Server 2008.  Using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) over HTTPS, users can establish a secure, encrypted connection with internal network resources where their applications run.  The primary benefit is that the user does not need to first establish a VPN connection with the… Read more

SP2 Scalable Networking Pack & Connectivity Issues

KB 936594 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936594 and KB 912222 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912222 both do a great job addressing some of the issues encountered where Service Pack 2 (and the Scalable Networking Pack by default) is installed on some machines in given scenarios. Recently I’ve found one command that has been very helpful in troubleshooting issues arising from the Scalable Networking… Read more

Quartet of Vista updates now available

Four new updates for Windows Vista are available from our download site.  The updates are intended to improve the performance of Windows Vista in a number of areas, including battery life for laptops, quicker startup time, quicker recovery time from periods of inactivity, wireless networking stability, better reliability working with USB devices, updates for Windows… Read more