I am not sure, as this also affected the VM's as well, The permissions were affected. I could not start my VM's kept getting access denied, even though being log in as an administrator. I have not had the nic's go out after an update, but saying that, that was my first update since installing the software, but why did it affect 1 nic and not the other even though they were both identical onboard Gb nics. strange one. I which I had the time to reproduce the error ----- Original Message ---- From: Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Monday, September 8, 2008 11:57:09 AM Subject: [windows2000] Re: Server almost dead after security update - windows 2008 Patrick <> scribbled on Monday, September 08, 2008 12:51 PM: Have you had any problems with NICs being knocked out after the fix and after further updates? It might have been a temporary glitch. > Hyper-v is out of beta and working ok. I have had my environment working > for well over 3months, just got knocked out by the security update, but > like I said it all seems to be working ok again. > > > > With regards to beta hyper-v, the only issue was that you had to have the > language and environment settings set to US for it to work, but I hear with > the new ones it does not matter. > > > > ----- Original Message ---- > From: Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Sent: Monday, September 8, 2008 11:22:32 AM > Subject: [windows2000] Re: Server almost dead after security update - > windows 2008 > > Patrick <> scribbled on Monday, September 08, 2008 11:41 AM: > > I have something similar as you; a Fujitsu Primergy Econel 110 S2. Had no > problem with the NICs or anything. OTOH, I did a rather small install, only > added IIS to the roles. I was thinking of installing hyper-v, but the > installer said something about it being a beta and I didn't like the sound > of > that. > > Has hyper-v come out of beta yet? If not, can you use Vmware's equivalent > instead? I think they have an ESX "Express"-version (or something) as a free > download and use, if that works for you. > > >> Hi Sorin, >> >> >> >> I have my server on a x64 duo core 4GB mem. It works ok, but I think >> Hyper-v was the most affected by the security update. I know a new folder >> was created and the VM's moved, permissions were also changed. One of the >> onboard GB Nics failed. The one bound to the Virtual Network, But like I >> said I have to reinstall over the old installation to get things up and >> running again. >> >> >> >> >> >> ----- Original Message ---- >> From: Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Sent: Monday, September 8, 2008 10:13:56 AM >> Subject: [windows2000] Re: Server almost dead after security update - >> windows 2008 >> >> Patrick <> scribbled on Monday, September 08, 2008 10:48 AM: >> >>> not sure if anyone has experienced this, but I recently applied several >>> patches to the Test Windows 2008 server enviroment, and it practically >>> killed the box, so much so that I had to do a reinstall (Update) to get >>> things up and running again. Is there anything out there that one need to >>> know about? >>> >>> Just a brief description of symptoms. >>> >>> 1: All VM's would not not start or be recognised. >>> 2: Noticed that the Nic save for the Virtual Network had been uninstalled >>> and would not re-install. 3: The VM's had been moved from >>> Users\Public\public documents\Vm Folder to a totally new folder and the >>> permissions had been modified accordingly >>> >>> Although I had to go through the long way to get things up and running >>> again, I would like to know what the possible cause is. >> >> I installed a new win2k8 x64-server some months ago to be used exclusively >> with Windows Sharepoint Services 3 (WSS). During the time, I've had it run >> updates more or less automatically with no problems, except for the >> occasional hiccup (rarely really) when backing up the 2GB WSS db and sites >> failed. >> >> For me this win2k8-installation (department's only one so far) has been >> extremely stable. More so even than some of our win2k3-servers, which I >> guess is a good sign. Knock on wood... >> >> Can you tell us more about the hardware on your win2k8-server?