This week, I have 4 new KB articles to share:

974080
DirectAccess Workaround for reaching IPv4 address checking sites

971383
Data loss occurs when the Winsock "recv" function returns 0 bytes if both the client-side and the server-side applications run on the same computer that is running Windows Server 2003

973839
32-bit applications do not use the Domain Name System (DNS) cache on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003 or of Windows XP

973990
The Routing and Remote Access service does not start in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 when there is no network connectivity

- Mike Platts