After you configure Internet Connection Sharing in Windows Vista, the network connection stops working after one-to-two hours

After you configure Internet Connection Sharing in Windows Vista, the network connection stops working after one-to-two hours

Article ID : 937168
Last Review : August 29, 2007
Revision : 3.0
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SYMPTOMS

After you configure Internet Connection Sharing in Windows Vista, you may find that, although the network connection works correctly at first, the network connection stops working after one-to-two hours. For example, you may be unable to connect to the Internet, to other computers on the local area network (LAN), or to network resources on the LAN.

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CAUSE

This problem occurs because of a bug in the WinSock bind() function.

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RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451 (http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451)

Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Vista, x86-based versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Netio.sys 6.0.6000.20597 217,272 12-May-2007 02:20 x86
Update.mum Not Applicable 2,218 14-May-2007 18:11 Not Applicable
X86_6f3afd5a63c97fc8c8030ef47028c44f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_e9c22ebd978f6a2c.manifest Not Applicable 1,045 14-May-2007 18:11 Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_54e479e8d18748c4.manifest Not Applicable 4,162 14-May-2007 18:14 Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-tcpip_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_5fcea2efab936c1d.manifest Not Applicable 30,540 14-May-2007 18:14 Not Applicable
Netiomig.dll 6.0.6000.20597 49,152 12-May-2007 02:16 x86
Netiougc.exe 6.0.6000.20597 22,016 12-May-2007 01:30 x86
Tcpip.sys 6.0.6000.20597 803,840 12-May-2007 01:31 x86
Tcpipcfg.dll 6.0.6000.20597 167,424 12-May-2007 02:16 x86
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform Service branch
Amd64_4f6a2dedb1c9dc859126b4d90b662383_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_fe3288adb6197e2e.manifest Not Applicable 1,051 14-May-2007 18:11 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Amd64_93e9311ca92486efb11966358a7390cc_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_1c92da281782d392.manifest Not Applicable 1,051 14-May-2007 18:11 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_b103156c89e4b9fa.manifest Not Applicable 4,170 14-May-2007 18:20 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-tcpip_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_bbed3e7363f0dd53.manifest Not Applicable 30,610 14-May-2007 18:20 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Netio.sys 6.0.6000.20597 324,792 12-May-2007 03:34 x64 Not Applicable
Package_1_for_kb937168~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 2,014 14-May-2007 18:11 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Package_2_for_kb937168~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum Not Applicable 2,231 14-May-2007 18:11 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Update.mum Not Applicable 2,218 14-May-2007 18:11 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Wow64_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_bb57bfbebe457bf5.manifest Not Applicable 2,730 12-May-2007 02:29 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Wow64_microsoft-windows-tcpip_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20597_none_c641e8c598519f4e.manifest Not Applicable 24,297 14-May-2007 18:20 Not Applicable Not Applicable
Netiomig.dll 6.0.6000.20597 59,904 12-May-2007 03:29 x64 Not Applicable
Netiougc.exe 6.0.6000.20597 25,600 12-May-2007 01:58 x64 Not Applicable
Tcpip.sys 6.0.6000.20597 1,193,472 12-May-2007 01:59 x64 Not Applicable
Tcpipcfg.dll 6.0.6000.20597 232,960 12-May-2007 03:30 x64 Not Applicable
Netiomig.dll 6.0.6000.20597 49,152 12-May-2007 02:16 x86 WOW64_MICROSOFT-WINDOWS-TCPIP_31BF3856AD364E35_6.0.6000.20597_NONE_C641E8C598519F4E
Netiougc.exe 6.0.6000.20597 22,016 12-May-2007 01:30 x86 WOW64_MICROSOFT-WINDOWS-TCPIP_31BF3856AD364E35_6.0.6000.20597_NONE_C641E8C598519F4E
Tcpipcfg.dll 6.0.6000.20597 167,424 12-May-2007 02:16 x86 WOW64_MICROSOFT-WINDOWS-TCPIP_31BF3856AD364E35_6.0.6000.20597_NONE_C641E8C598519F4E

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STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the Applies to section.

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MORE INFORMATION

To verify whether Windows Vista is using Internet Connection Sharing, follow these steps:

1. Click StartStart, type Services.msc in the Start Search box, and then click Services.msc in the Programs list.

User If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password, or click Continue.

2. Find the Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service in the Name column, and then examine the status for the service in the Status Column. Windows Vista is using Internet Connection Sharing if the Status column for the service shows Started.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=824684/)Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Starter
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition

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