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Consider the following scenario:
You configure the Corporate Error Reporting tool on a network.
On this network, you run a Windows Vista-based client computer that is configured to use Corporate Error Reporting.
In this scenario, you may receive the following error message:
Connect to the Internet, or try again later
However, when you check the Internet connection, everything works correctly. There are no problems with the computer's Internet connection.
This misleading error message is generated when one of the following conditions is true:
The client computer that is configured to use Corporate Error Reporting is not connected to the Corporate Error Reporting server.
The connection between the computer and the server is unstable. For example, a VPN connection to the corporate network is unstable.
Therefore, the computer cannot reach the Corporate Error Reporting server.
A hotfix is available to resolve this problem. After you apply this hotfix, Windows Vista checks to determine whether the computer has network connectivity any time that the computer cannot connect to the Corporate Error Reporting server. If there are no network connectivity problems, you may receive the following error message:
Problem connecting to the Windows Error Reporting service.
Some of the reports could not be uploaded to the Windows Error Reporting service. Please try again later.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Vista Service Pack 1 installed.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.