Invalid TxR log files are generated every time that a registry hive is loaded in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

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Symptoms

Assume that you repeatedly load and unload a registry hive on a computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. In this situation, invalid Transactional Registry (TxR) log files are generated every time that you load the registry hive.

Cause

This issue occurs because the new globally unique identifiers (GUIDs) are never saved to disk.

Resolution

Update information

How to obtain this update

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Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must be running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

File information

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The global version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 file information notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
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    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.2.920 0.16xxxWindows RT, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.20xxxWindows RT, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMLDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ntoskrnl.exe6.2.9200.165185,554,40802-Feb-201309:53Not applicable
Ntoskrnl.exe6.2.9200.206235,547,75202-Feb-201307:50Not applicable
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For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and of Windows Server 2012
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ntoskrnl.exe6.2.9200.165186,965,99202-Feb-201310:54x64
Ntoskrnl.exe6.2.9200.206236,965,48002-Feb-201308:59x64
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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More information

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

Properties

Article ID: 2802618 - Last Review: October 8, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard
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