I smelled a rat right away given the immediate error message without delay and the fact that there was no login dialog ever brought up.After a bit more research I ran into an obscure Technet Forums post that discusses a similar case.To get to this dialog to to: Network and Sharing Center | Adapter Settings | Tools Menu | Advanced | Advanced Settings | Provider Order Yup it's buried.
dating network ltd - Xp mapped network drives not updating
Another wrote: "Everything was just fine – until this morning. I'm uninstalling updates now to test against that." Microsoft has advised customers experiencing a failed network interface controller to locate the device using 'scan for hardware changes' via device management, or automatically search for updated driver software.
All workstations throwing an error trying to access shared drives on a 2008 server – The handle is invalid. But many said they had only been able to get around their networking issues by completely rolling back the January patch.
' - of course not since I was never prompted :-) If you don't know what the problem it's hard to come up with the solution - I was lucky to find that forum post earlier that pointed me in the right direction.
Hopefully this blog entry with a more explicit title will be a little easier to find.
Microsoft released its update to fix several identified vulnerabilities, including a remote execution flaw in Power Shell and to add robustness against side-channel attacks like those targeting the Meltdown and Spectre flaws.
But a number of users immediately complained of networking issues, with Microsoft confirming there are now three known problems with the January patch.
Several other people have reported they've seen similar problems.
Empty entries, Lanman Workstations name truncated or mangled and even missing.
I changed the value to a more sane looking setting: Lanman Workstation, RDPNP,webclient and that worked!
Not sure what Web Client is but I didn't remove it - I suspect it's not required so don't add it if it wasn't there on your config in the first place.
%u D83E%u DD19 — Mark Primo Miller (@Mark Primo) January 9, 2019 KB4480970 which is the Jan 2019 roll up for Windows 7 is causing lots of issues with SMB shares.