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Event ID 153 displays useless characters instead of related information about logical block address, disk number and Physical Device Object (PDO) name in Event Viewer in Windows RT, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2.


To resolve this issue, install update rollup 2919355 or update rollup 2975331. For more information about how to obtain these update rollup packages, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 

2919355 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 update: April 2014

2975331 August 2014 update rollup for Windows RT, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2012


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


Article ID: 2925479 - Last Review: August 12, 2014 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation
  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard
  • Windows Server 2012 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 Foundation
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8
  • Windows RT
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