May 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
This update rollup is superseded by July 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3172614) that was released on July 21, 2016.
The May 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 resolves issues and includes performance and reliability improvements. This update rollup is an optional addition to your regular maintenance routines. Check out the fixed issues in this update.
This update package fixes the problems that are documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles.
Issues that this update resolves
For Home Users:
For IT Professionals:
- KB3154184 Explorer.exe crashes repeatedly when you try to log on to a remote desktop in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3148849 Storage device is locked out when it is moved to Device Power State D3 in Windows
- KB3145400 Application that uses PDF WinRT API may crash when you open a PDF file in Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1
For IT Professionals:
- KB3155444 PXE clients computers may freeze during multithread network transfers in Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3155218 Memory leak occurs in the Lsass.exe process after you install security update 3067505 in Windows
- KB3155206 "0x3B" Stop error on Windows Server 2012 R2-based VMs that are deployed by SCVMM service template
- KB3155088 NetLogon 3210 events are logged after MSA renews it password in Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3155039 Error 1326 when you change domain account password in Windows
- KB3153725 Incorrect search result when you search for certain files with German naming criterias in Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3152614 VSS backup fails when BitLocker is enabled on a system partition on a Windows Server 2012 R2-based server
- KB3152240 RPCSS service process crashes or becomes unresponsive in Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows 8.1
- KB3150126 Replicated files are deleted on all the other DFSR nodes in Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3148533 MFA fallback authentication fails through ADFS proxy in Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3146623 "0x00000050" Stop error during backup operations in Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3139606 No VPN traffic passes through a VPN client in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3121258 MPIO LUN loss on storage controller failover in Windows Server 2012 R2
- KB3156066 IP Helper service crashes when the port proxy interface is removed in Windows
- KB3155768 Firewall service freezes and crashes if the firewall logging is enabled in Windows
- KB3155495 You can't use the Active Directory shadow principal groups feature for groups that are always filtered out in Windows
- KB3155466 "Preview not available" error when you use an application to print in Windows
- KB3155465 Location apps can't retrieve the correct GPS location data in Windows
Known issues in this update
If you installed the May 2016 update rollup 3156418 on Windows Server 2012 R2, the DFSRS.exe process may consume a high percentage CPU processing power (up to 100 percent). This may cause the DFSR service to become unresponsive to the point at which the service cannot be stopped. You must hard-boot any affected computers to restart them.
To fix this issue, download and install July 2016 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3172614).
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Article ID: 3156418 - Last Review: 07/22/2016 01:41:00 - Revision: 4.0
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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