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DNS record is deleted incorrectly after you disable DNS dynamic registration on a Windows client

Symptoms
Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that runs Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
  • The computer has a single network adapter.
  • You configure a static IP address for this computer.
  • You select the Register this connection’s addresses in DNS check box in Advanced TCP/IP Settings to enable dynamic registration of DNS records.
  • You confirm that a static A record is registered on the DNS server.
  • You clear the Register this connection’s addresses in DNS checkbox. Then, you confirm that the A record is deleted on the DNS server.
  • You manually create a new A record for the same computer on the DNS server.

In this situation, the newly created A record will be deleted incorrectly after a period of time. The time is decided by the retry interval of the DNS zone.
Resolution
To resolve this issue in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, install update 2919355.
To resolve this issue in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, install the hotfix that is described in this article.

Update information for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

For more information about how to obtain update 2919355, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2919355 Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update April, 2014

Hotfix information for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

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, visit 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 SP1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Registry information

To apply this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You might have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes
Important Windows 7 hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.1.760 1.22xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1LDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dnsapi.dll6.1.7601.22472269,8244-Oct-132:02x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.1.7601.2247228,6724-Oct-131:14x86
Dnsrslvr.dll6.1.7601.22472131,5844-Oct-132:02x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dnsapi.dll6.1.7601.22472357,3764-Oct-132:25x64
Dnscacheugc.exe6.1.7601.2247230,2084-Oct-131:29x64
Dnsrslvr.dll6.1.7601.22472182,2724-Oct-132:25x64
Dnsapi.dll6.1.7601.22472269,8244-Oct-132:02x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.1.7601.2247228,6724-Oct-131:14x86
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dnsapi.dll6.1.7601.22472684,5444-Oct-131:34IA-64
Dnscacheugc.exe6.1.7601.2247262,4644-Oct-131:00IA-64
Dnsrslvr.dll6.1.7601.22472353,7924-Oct-131:34IA-64
Dnsapi.dll6.1.7601.22472269,8244-Oct-132:02x86
Dnscacheugc.exe6.1.7601.2247228,6724-Oct-131:14x86
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

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
File propertyValue
File nameX86_3d5395276dda7984fd53a2002b938228_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_af1ac76fbd5d8783.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size698
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)6:24
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_e43088e3f9ebb08b.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size55,896
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)2:34
PlatformNot applicable
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
File propertyValue
File nameAmd64_0c8f612062a630bb02e46a3371891135_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_61da9955132d7a1e.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,046
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)6:24
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_515f0ee0f14bd875ff828fbc72cca7a9_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_a656d44326bbb1d5.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size702
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)6:24
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_404f2467b24921c1.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size55,902
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)2:56
PlatformNot applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_4aa3ceb9e6a9e3bc.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size51,900
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)2:19
PlatformNot applicable
Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
File propertyValue
File nameIa64_fad9730c48d5cc804637863834566787_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_8cf914692e09f834.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,044
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)6:24
PlatformNot applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_e4322cd9f9e9b987.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size55,899
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)2:19
PlatformNot applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-dns-client_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22472_none_4aa3ceb9e6a9e3bc.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size51,900
Date (UTC)4-Oct-13
Time (UTC)2:19
PlatformNot applicable
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Article ID: 2895683 - Last Review: 04/10/2014 03:59:00 - Revision: 1.1

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