Update Rollup 4 for Windows Home Server 2011 is available

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INTRODUCTION

This article lists the issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 4 for Windows Home Server 2011.

Important This update rollup contains server-side fixes. After you apply this update rollup, the client-side package is installed on all client computers automatically. For more information about the client-side package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2757014 The client-side package for Update Rollup 4 for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials, for Windows Home Server 2011, and for Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials is available

Major issues that are resolved by this update

Issue 1

When you try to log on to Launchpad on a computer that is running Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Failed to load server configuration file.

Issue 2

The installation of the client connector is blocked when you turn on Gatekeeper and enable installation from the AppStore or trusted developers on a computer that is running Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.

Issue 3

Assume that you have Update Rollup 3 for Windows Home Server 2011 installed on a Windows 7-based client computer. In this situation, you cannot start the TV Archive service from Windows Media Center on the client computer after you connect the client computer to a Windows Home Server 2011-based server.

Issue 4

When you try to use client connector to join different client computers that are running Windows 7 or Windows 8 to a Windows Home Server 2011-based server, the operation fails. Additionally, you receive error messages from Windows Media Center during the installation. 

Issue 5

When the Apple Bonjour service is running on a Windows Home Server 2011-based server, client computers cannot connect to the server by using the client connector. 

Issue 6

When a security identifier (SID) is empty in a computer configuration file in Windows Home Server 2011, the client backup database corrupts and the client backup service fails.

Issue 7

When you run the Remote Web Access Setup Wizard to configure a Windows Live domain, an error occurs. Additionally, you may also be blocked when you try to remotely browse a Remote Web Access (RWA) page. This issue occurs because the Windows Live ID Sign-In Assistant component is unexpectedly uninstalled. 

Issue 8

Assume that you set up a remotely administered server from a client computer. You set the time zone to Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada) in the Time Zone Settings dialog box. In this situation, the time zone is incorrectly set to Baja California on the server after you finish the server deployment.

Issue 9

When the XML convert module handles invalid files in Windows Home Server 2011, you receive error messages that state some services cannot be started.

Issue 10

This update fixes the Server Backup service exception issue that occurs when the backup service tries to retrieve backup history from event logs. For more information about the Server Backup service exception issue, go to the following Microsoft website:
How to fix the Server Backup Service exception "One or more services are not running” for SBS 2011 Essentials, WHS 2011 and WSS 2008 R2 Essentials

Known issues

Issue 1

You cannot install this update by using a Mac client connector that has Update Rollup 4 for Windows Home Server 2011 installed. This issue occurs because of a change requirement for Mac external binaries. To work around this issue, reinstall the Mac client connector before you install Update Rollup 4.

Note This issue only occurs on a server that has Update Rollup 3 for Windows Home Server 2011 installed. 

Issue 2

You cannot start the TV Archive add-in in Windows Media Center after you install the Update Rollup 4 for Windows Home Server 2011 on a Windows 8-based client computer. To work around this issue, reinstall the client connector on the client computer before you install the Update Rollup 4.

Note This issue only occurs on the server that has Update Rollup 3 for Windows Home Server 2011 installed.

More information

Update information

How to obtain this update

This update is available from the following Microsoft Update website:
http://update.microsoft.com

Prerequisites

To install this update, you must be running Windows Home Server 2011.

Registry information

To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update. Some functionality may be affected during the installation of this update before you restart the computer. 

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

Removal information

To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. Additionally, you must uninstall the client-side package from all client computers separately.

References

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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Article ID: 2757011 - Last Review: December 11, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Windows Home Server 2011
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