The "Bytes Transmitted/sec" counter in Performance Monitor remains at zero when a file is copied from a computer to another computer that supports SMBv2

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 R2 EnterpriseWindows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems More

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You use the Server Message Block version 2 (SMBv2) protocol on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • You open Performance Monitor on the computer.
  • You click Add, double-click Redirector, and then add Bytes Transmitted/sec to the counter list.
  • You copy a file from this computer to another computer that supports SMBv2.

In this scenario, the Bytes Transmitted/sec counter in Performance Monitor remains at zero.

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, go to the following Microsoft website: Note 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 one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

See Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2 for more information.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Status


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