Something to be aware of with the monthly rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (KB4338818) for July 10, 2018.
There is an issue with Windows and third-party software related to a missing file (oem<number>.inf). Because of this issue, after you apply this update, the network interface controller will stop working.
The Microsoft supplied workaround:
- To locate the network device, launch devmgmt.msc; it may appear under Other Devices.
- To automatically rediscover the NIC and install drivers, select Scan for Hardware Changes from the Action menu.
a. Alternatively, install the drivers for the network device by right-clicking the device and selecting Update. Then select Search automatically for updated driver software or Browse my computer for driver software.
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