Firewall service freezes and crashes if the firewall logging is enabled in Windows
This article describes an issue that occurs when the firewall logging for dropped and allowed connections is enabled in Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2. You can fix this issue by using the update rollup in this article.
To fix this issue, install the May 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3156418).
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
Article ID: 3155768 - Last Review: 05/17/2016 19:24:00 - Revision: 1.0
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1
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