Of recent, Windows Update has been crashing the svchost.exe causing my network drives to show up as disconnected in windows explorer. This is causing many of my applications to fail. The error I was receiving was:
Faulting application svchost.exe, version 5.1.2600.2180, faulting module msi.dll, version 3.1.4000.2435, fault address 0x00012780.
I have created a simple batch file to fix this error as opposed to doing this manually.
Open up notepad (start->run->notepad)
Copy and paste the following text into notepad
———-COPY EVERYTHING BELOW THIS LINE———-
net stop wuauserv /y
net stop BITS /y
rd C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution /s
———-COPY EVERYTHING ABOVE THIS LINE———-
Save this file as wufix.bat
You can run this by either double clicking on it or via the command prompt.
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