Update to add the LiveDump capture feature to Windows Server 2012 R2

About this update

This update adds the LiveDump capture feature to Windows Server 2012 R2. This feature enables the Server Message Block (SMB) server to trigger a live kernel dump file to help you determine the root cause of issues in which I/O requests are stuck for a long time.

How to get this update

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.


There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.


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File Information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.
Windows Server 2012 R2
Additional file information

Article ID: 3204474 - Last Review: 1 Dec 2016 - Revision: 1