MMC snap-in crashes when you try to browse tables in it on a computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 Essentials More

Symptoms


When you try to browse tables in a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in on a computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012, the MMC snap-in crashes.

Cause


This issue is caused by an access violation that occurs in the Mmc.exe process.

Resolution


Cumulative Update information

The fix for this problem is included in the Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 cumulative update 2795944. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2795944 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 cumulative update: February 2013

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