Update to the Network Virtual Service Client (NetVsc) for Windows 10 version 1607

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1607

Summary


This update for guest Virtual Machines (VM) addresses a race condition in a VM’s Network Virtual Service Client (NetVsc) which may cause a Windows Server 2016 VM network adapter on a Windows Server 2016 host to be disconnected.

Note: This fix is already included in the latest cumulative updates and it is only required for VMs still on 2017-01 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 (KB3213986) and that have not taken subsequent monthly updates. 

How to get this update


To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Prerequisites


There are no prerequisites to apply this update.

Restart information


The VM will need to restart after installing this update.

Update replacement information


This update does not replace a previously released update.