Shared folder not working after Windows update

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Re: Shared folder not working after Windows update

Postby sixpack13 » 13. Sep 2017, 11:41

vboxuser799 wrote:... (wish I knew how to make Windows NEVER, EVER download any updates without my specific approval)...

with Win 10 (it was discussed everywhere !): pull the LAN cable !
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Re: Shared folder not working after Windows update

Postby socratis » 13. Sep 2017, 12:17

israel.faria wrote:I was wondering why all the sudden things started not working properly: USB passtrough, shared folders.

Because Win10 updates are not the "partial" updates that you were used to up to this point, they make a "clean" installation and in the process they disrupt already installed software, especially software that interacts with the system. Expect that you should be doing this drill for every major Win10 update.
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