This article describes an issue when a utility starts in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. An additional step of configurationis required to enable this hotfix after the installation.

Symptoms

Assume that you are running scripts in Subsystem for UNIX-Based Applications (SUA) in Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. When you try to start a utility such as Windows PowerShell or Server Manager while the scripts are running, you receive the following error message: 

No More Process


Cause

This issue occurs because the utility triggers an incorrect time-out setting when it starts.

Resolution

Hotfix information

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 this specific problem.

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, submit a request to 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:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, create a PostForkWait key as a REG_DWORD type in the following registry path, and then set the key value depending on time-out time:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/SUA

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

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 8 and Windows Server 2012 file information and notesImportant Windows 8 hotfixes and Windows Server 2012 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 8/Windows Server 2012" 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:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.2.760 0.16xxx

    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.760 0.21xxx

    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. 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 8

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Baseu.dnl

Not applicable

166

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Baseu.prm

Not applicable

1,153

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Desktop.ini

Not applicable

81

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Disablesetuid.ini

Not applicable

92

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Download utilities for subsystem for unix-based applications.lnk

Not applicable

412

25-Jul-2012

20:37

Not applicable

Download.url

Not applicable

71

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Enablesetuid.ini

Not applicable

92

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Posix.exe

6.2.9200.16384

82,944

26-Jul-2012

03:20

x86

Posixsscom.dll

6.2.9200.16384

6,656

26-Jul-2012

03:19

x86

Psxdll.dll

6.2.9200.21055

289,280

26-May-2014

22:34

x86

Psxdllsvr.dll

6.2.9200.21055

339,456

26-May-2014

22:34

x86

Psxdrv.sys

6.2.9200.16384

8,192

26-Jul-2012

02:38

x86

Psxrun.exe

6.2.9200.16384

41,984

26-Jul-2012

03:20

x86

Psxss.exe

6.2.9200.21055

650,240

26-May-2014

22:34

x86

Sua-ppdlic.xrm-ms

Not applicable

2,873

26-May-2014

23:26

Not applicable

Suares.dll

6.2.9200.16384

2,048

26-Jul-2012

02:45

x86

What's new in subsystem for unix-based applications.lnk

Not applicable

1,256

25-Jul-2012

20:37

Not applicable

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and of Windows Server 2012

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Baseu.dnl

Not applicable

166

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Baseu.prm

Not applicable

1,153

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Desktop.ini

Not applicable

81

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Disablesetuid.ini

Not applicable

92

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Download utilities for subsystem for unix-based applications.lnk

Not applicable

412

25-Jul-2012

20:33

Not applicable

Download.url

Not applicable

71

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Enablesetuid.ini

Not applicable

92

02-Jun-2012

14:54

Not applicable

Posix.exe

6.2.9200.16384

89,088

26-Jul-2012

03:08

x64

Psxdll.dll

6.2.9200.21055

315,904

26-May-2014

22:36

x64

Psxdllsvr.dll

6.2.9200.21055

364,032

26-May-2014

22:36

x64

Psxdrv.sys

6.2.9200.16384

9,728

26-Jul-2012

02:30

x64

Psxrun.exe

6.2.9200.16384

44,544

26-Jul-2012

03:08

x64

Psxss.exe

6.2.9200.21055

837,120

26-May-2014

22:36

x64

Sua-ppdlic.xrm-ms

Not applicable

2,873

27-May-2014

01:31

Not applicable

Suares.dll

6.2.9200.16384

2,048

26-Jul-2012

02:35

x64

What's new in subsystem for unix-based applications.lnk

Not applicable

1,256

25-Jul-2012

20:33

Not applicable

Posixsscom.dll

6.2.9200.16384

6,656

26-Jul-2012

03:19

x86

Psxdll.dll

6.2.9200.21055

305,152

24-May-2014

06:07

x86

Psxdllsvr.dll

6.2.9200.21055

354,304

24-May-2014

06:07

x86



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.

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