[vpn-help] windows 7 issue with 2.1.5 and 2.1.6 beta
paynek at bellsouth.net
Mon Mar 8 09:39:25 CST 2010
I'm not sure it is worth trying 2.16 beta 4. I rebooted this morning
and the VPN Client no longer works. When attempting to connect, it gets
to the point of "bringing up tunnel..." and after about 20 seconds or
so, it returns the message "negotiation timeout occurred". Also, I am
back to the problem of not able to locate DNS. However, if I disable
"ShrewSoft DNS Proxy Daemon" I can resolve DNS.
So at this point, I can access the internet but the VPN Client is not
On 3/8/2010 8:44 AM, Joe Scanlon wrote:
> I will give the 2.1.6 b4 kit a test today
> Joe Scanlon
> Email: Joe.Scanlon at allstar-it.com <mailto:Joe.Scanlon at allstar-it.com>
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> AllStar IT, llc
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> On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 6:36 PM, Kenneth Payne <paynek at bellsouth.net
> <mailto:paynek at bellsouth.net>> wrote:
> I experienced the same issue with 2.1.6 beta 6. I was previously
> running 2.1.6 beta 4 and upgrded to "beta 6" 2 days ago.
> Following a reboot today, my machine could not reach DNSservers.
> I uninstalled 2.1.6 beta 6 and was instantly able to resolve DNS
> addresses. I reinstalled 2.1.6 beta 4 and everything seems to be
> working (though I have not rebooted yet.
> I'm running Windows 7 Home with a realtek wireless card accessing
> a linksys wireless router.
> Kenneth Payne
> On 3/6/2010 4:21 PM, Joe Scanlon wrote:
>> I was a shrew user for quite a few months while using windows 7
>> RC and all was great.
>> I converted laptop to commercial version of windows 7 (64 bit
>> ultimate) and shrew stopped functioning and actually starting
>> causing issues.
>> If I install and use either 2.1.5 or 2.1.6beta it works fine
>> until I reboot. As soon as I reboot I lose ALL network
>> connectivity and in the windows device manager all the network
>> devices that have 'shrew' in the name are showing up with errors
>> and it is preventing me from getting any type of network
>> connection (wired OR wireless).
>> Uninstalling does not solve. The only solution is to restore to
>> an earlier system restore point before the s/w was installed.
>> This is a dell latitude e6400 (6 mos old)
>> Anyone else run into this ?
>> Joe Scanlon
>> Email: Joe.Scanlon at allstar-it.com
>> <mailto:Joe.Scanlon at allstar-it.com>
>> Mobile: 603-459-3242
>> AllStar IT, llc
>> Office: 603-589-1851
>> Fax: 603-791-0154
>> vpn-help mailing list
>> vpn-help at lists.shrew.net <mailto:vpn-help at lists.shrew.net>
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