In a cluster, a node that runs Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) may encounter a Stop error 0x133 in the Netft.sys driver.
This problem occurs because of a deadlock condition in the Netft.sys driver.
Method 1: Windows UpdateThis update is provided as an Optional update on Windows Update for Windows Server 2008 R2. For more information on how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.
Method 2: Hotfix
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft Support. 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.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, install Service Pack 1 in Windows Server 2008 R2. And there's no prerequisite for Windows Server 2012.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.