Creators Update 2 Microsoft Edge Google Inet_e_resource_not_found

Since the Creators Update navigating to any Google site (,,, etc.) results in an INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND error, only on my work laptop, none of my other devices which I've also upgraded. This *only* happened with Google, no other site had this issue... furthermore I could reach Google(.com) fine via Ping from commandline, Internet Explorer, FireFox and Chrome... Cleared my (Edge) browser cache, history, etc. no results. Everything was working fine until the Creators Update.

Creators Update 1 Remoteapp and Desktop Connection Gateway Unavailable

Last week I upgraded all my personal Windows 10 devices to build 1703 (Creators Update) and after a few days of testing I was convinced this build is solid enough to upgrade my work laptop as well... true so far except for one minor issue! When I had to connect to a client's RemoteApp and Desktop Connection gateway, which they host on Windows Server 2008R2, I got the following error: "