Patch the Patch Patch

I wonder if this is why my wireless connection has died?

Silicon reports Security-conscious Windows users who tweaked the operating system to protect their PCs better are getting hit hardest by a flawed Microsoft patch, experts said on Monday.

Microsoft has acknowledged that a patch released last week can cause trouble for some users. It could lock them out of their PC, prevent the Windows Firewall from starting, block certain applications from running or installing, and empty the network connections folder, among other things.