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Symptoms

Assume that you have a computer that is running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, or Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2). You install Windows Management Framework 3.0 by installing update 2506143 or update 2506146 on the computer. In this situation, after the computer runs for a while, you experience high memory usage by the Svchost.exe process.

Note For more information about update 2506143, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2506143 Description of Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 For more information about update 2506146, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2506146 Description of Windows Management Framework 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 SP2

Cause

This issue occurs because a handle leak occurs in the Winmgmt service after you install Windows Management Framework 3.0 on the computer.

Note The Winmgmt service is the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service within the Svchost.exe process that is running under the LocalSystem account. For more information about the Winmgmt service, go to the following Microsoft website:

General information about the Winmgmt service

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, or Windows Server 2008 SP2.

For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

976932Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

For more information about how to obtain a Windows Server 2008 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

968849 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008

Registry information

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

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

The global version of this hotfix 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 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes

Important Windows 7 hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

26-Sep-2013

23:06

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.16697

529,920

26-Sep-2013

23:06

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

328,704

26-Sep-2013

23:06

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

26-Sep-2013

23:07

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.20814

529,920

26-Sep-2013

23:07

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

328,704

26-Sep-2013

23:07

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

180,736

04-Jul-2013

12:21

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.16706

724,992

26-Sep-2013

22:44

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

432,128

04-Jul-2013

12:21

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

180,736

09-Jul-2013

06:31

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.20813

724,992

26-Sep-2013

22:45

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

432,128

09-Jul-2013

06:32

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

26-Sep-2013

23:06

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

328,704

26-Sep-2013

23:06

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

26-Sep-2013

23:07

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

328,704

26-Sep-2013

23:07

Windows Server 2008 file information notes

Important Windows Vista hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows Vista/Windows Server 2008" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

10-Apr-2014

00:11

x86

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.16885

521,216

10-Apr-2014

00:11

x86

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

353,792

10-Apr-2014

00:11

x86

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

10-Apr-2014

00:26

x86

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.21007

521,216

10-Apr-2014

00:27

x86

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

353,792

10-Apr-2014

00:26

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

180,736

21-Feb-2014

07:57

x64

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.16885

694,272

10-Apr-2014

00:12

x64

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

420,864

21-Feb-2014

07:57

x64

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

180,736

06-Feb-2014

13:37

x64

Wmiprvsd.dll

6.2.9200.21007

694,272

10-Apr-2014

00:06

x64

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

420,864

06-Feb-2014

13:37

x64

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

10-Apr-2014

00:11

x86

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

353,792

10-Apr-2014

00:11

x86

Wmidcprv.dll

6.2.9200.16398

129,536

10-Apr-2014

00:26

x86

Wmiprvse.exe

6.2.9200.16398

353,792

10-Apr-2014

00:26

x86


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:

824684Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File property

Value

File name

X86_86c34ddd40fad2b48cca3bec9f831de7_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22466_none_404e49c3db5d6809.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

709

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

12:00

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_c88035e5f883db3e158e78b167ed9d51_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18271_none_12fa39ef57f97948.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

709

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

12:00

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18271_none_0396a7dc74c1496e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

13,045

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

02:26

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22466_none_043017eb8dd24921.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

13,045

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

02:27

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_7aa8ce8e63536a341742c2987d58c3aa_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18271_none_1be63e662cef4ca1.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,068

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

12:00

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_d75542c9e7ced7f77a5714ce6f9b7ba2_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22466_none_5fbde8c1b22abfb0.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,068

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

12:00

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18271_none_5fb543602d1ebaa4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

13,047

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

02:55

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22466_none_604eb36f462fba57.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

13,047

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

02:57

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.18271_none_6a09edb2617f7c9f.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,554

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

02:13

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.7601.22466_none_6aa35dc17a907c52.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,554

Date (UTC)

27-Sep-2013

Time (UTC)

02:14

Platform

Not applicable

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008

File property

Value

File name

X86_2fd8d7e013b1fb670ca9c64bd351566b_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.23374_none_ecdcb1b052e4b8da.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

709

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

19:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_6b260bea2c211ec1021e5f05d65fb8d0_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.19083_none_c7c5b23f5f623f51.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

709

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

19:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.19083_none_cb94ea65b27b9d7e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

15,603

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

04:25

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.23374_none_cc2a5b32cb9034fc.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

15,603

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

04:40

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_b2c7d99c998dfaaff50e193bf8e9d5bf_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.19083_none_d7f0adbc703264a1.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,068

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

19:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_d3f82d27896d8c4c46452568bab3d489_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.23374_none_abd3b25961e9dada.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,068

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

19:35

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.19083_none_27b385e96ad90eb4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

15,625

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

10:17

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.23374_none_2848f6b683eda632.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

15,625

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

05:41

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.19083_none_3208303b9f39d0af.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,002

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

03:50

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-wmi-core-providerhost_31bf3856ad364e35_7.1.6002.23374_none_329da108b84e682d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,002

Date (UTC)

10-Apr-2014

Time (UTC)

04:36

Platform

Not applicable


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