Important This update rollup contains server-side fixes. After you apply this update rollup, the client-side package is installed on all Windows client computers automatically. For more information about the client-side package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Feature that is included in this update
Major issues that are resolved by this update
Issue 1When you try to connect a Windows 8-based client computer to Windows Home Server 2011, you receive an "Unexpected Error" message.
Issue 2On a computer that is running Windows 8 and that has Internet Explorer 10 installed, thumbnails for Remote Web Access (RWA) media files and folders are not displayed correctly. Specifically, the thumbnails are displayed as black squares.
Issue 3Assume that you connect a Windows 8-based client computer to a Windows Home Server 2011-based server, and then set the client backup property to "Automatically wake this computer up from sleep or hibernation to run a scheduled backup." In this situation, the backup is not successful if the client computer is asleep or in hibernation.
Issue 4You receive "Computer Monitoring Errors" alerts every 30 minutes. The following "Computer Monitoring Errors" alerts are fixed in this update rollup:
- Alerts that are triggered by client synchronization time-out
- Alerts that are triggered by stale computer records that belong to client computers that were removed
- Alerts that occur when the router manufacturer information is not retrieved
- Alerts that occur when an RWA Domain socket connection is aborted
Issue 5You receive the following incorrect warning alert when UPnP is not available on the router:
Issue 6Watson crashes because of an error in Wssbackup.exe. When this issue occurs, client backup may not work correctly, and you may receive alerts or error messages.
Issue 7Performance improvements are made to Client File and Folder Restore.
Issue 8When you try to download multiple files from RWA on a single request, the operation fails.
Issue 9Some health alerts do not work in Windows 8. For example, the "The Network Firewall is turned off" and "Virus protection is turned off, not installed, or not up-to-date" alerts do not work.
Known issuesIssue 1
If you have installed Update Rollup 3 Beta, you must uninstall it (for more information about how to do this, go to the "How to uninstall Update Rollup 3 Beta" section).
Client computers may restart after you apply Update Rollup 3. Before this restart happens, some functionality may not work.
How to uninstall Update Rollup 3 BetaTo uninstall Update Rollup 3 Beta, follow these steps:
- In Control Panel, open Program and Features.
- Select View installed updates.
- Search for KB 2705118 in the update list, and then uninstall the update.
Update informationHow to obtain this update
To download this update, go to the following Microsoft website:
To install this update, you must be running Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials.
To use the update in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any previously released update.
To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.