Stop error 0xAB when you log off a Windows Server 2012 session

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 EssentialsWindows Server 2012 Foundation


After you install Monthly Rollup KB 4088877 or Security-only update KB 4088880, you receive a Stop error 0xAB error message that resembles the following when you log off the computer:
  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

How to obtain and install the update

Microsoft Update Catalog

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


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