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Some IP addresses on the network adapter are lost after you restart a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista if several IP addresses are configured

Consider the following scenario:

  • You configure several IP addresses on a network adapter on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista.
  • You modify some IP addresses by using Network Connections (Ncpa.cpl) or the Netsh.exe command-line tool. For example, you add, remove, or change some IP addresses.
  • One of the following actions occurs:
    • You restart the computer.
    • The network adapter is disabled and then re-enabled.

In this scenario, some other IP addresses on the network adapter are lost. This issue causes some network connectivity problems.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB982931.

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