Hyper-V integration components update for Windows virtual machines


This article describes an update for the latest integrated components for Windows Server 2012 R2 Guest Virtual Machines (VMs) that are running on a Windows 10-based or Windows Server 2016-based host, or a Windows Server 2012 R2-based host.

Issue fixed in this update


A bug in a storage filter (vmstorfl.sys) has been fixed that may have an impact towards performance.

How to get this update


You can get this update through Windows Update. This update is provided as an optional update on Windows Update. For more information on how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Important


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.

Registry information


To use the update in this package, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement


You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information


This update doesn't replace a previously released update.

References


See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.