This article describes an issue that when the Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) service calls a BeginTransaction method on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based server or a Windows Server 2012 R2-based server, the DFSR service may freeze.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, we have released an update rollup for Windows Server 2012 R2, and we have released a hotfix for Windows Server 2008 R2.

Get the update rollup for Windows Server 2012 R2

To resolve this issue, install the November 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2.


Get the hotfix for 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 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

To apply this hotfix, you must first install SP1 in Windows 2008 R2. For more information about how to obtain a 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 use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

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.

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 Server 2008 R2 file information and notesImportant 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:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.1.760 1.17xxx

    Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    GDR

    6.1.760 1.22xxx

    Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • 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 x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:49

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:45

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

02:01

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:58

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

120,040

14-Jul-2009

02:02

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:50

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:24

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

119,744

14-Jul-2009

01:54

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:57

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:50

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

121,704

14-Jul-2009

02:02

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:57

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:47

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

02:01

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

120,834

14-Jul-2009

02:01

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

82,096

14-Jul-2009

02:10

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

03:10

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:55

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:51

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:50

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

117,782

14-Jul-2009

01:52

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:45

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:53

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:54

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:47

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

02:02

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:52

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:57

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:56

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:54

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:47

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:45

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:47

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

03:04

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

01:51

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mfl

Not applicable

109,566

14-Jul-2009

03:04

Not applicable

Dfsrprovs.mof

Not applicable

75,761

11-Oct-2014

00:37

Not applicable

Dfsrress.dll

6.1.7601.17514

2,048

20-Nov-2010

12:57

x64

Dfsrs.exe

6.1.7601.22842

4,536,320

11-Oct-2014

04:04

x64

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 R2

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_01ff1ffd8eab9c6e39e7ceaa68c2b157_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_39ad57b8c4b93659.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_086c3b0329f3a524dee480b7e0fde0ec_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_b34ffc32c5286986.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_0e1d6078a7d860854995d579fb7c5bb1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_2ffd17a8c1a849d8.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_0fade832f6c78726779a17ee37808fbb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_615e934ffc6803fa.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_1be214537de71804ddcbca2acb4c0fa5_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_1b505c490696867b.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_1fd144ce57e5a51e4733db750d5061fe_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_e740c3c617ba439c.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_22ea957da5046f9f21a0c93da560e85a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_77e5fafaf919efee.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_42c13981eabf4a1060d08153c6ef2652_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_d13775ea2dcef7e7.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_436997aed40abda84c23c981b032638e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_ece15aa00b9e68f6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_4c59ec4d62b94a3c5e2987b3e3dbbabf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_9b469d9854386d27.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

712

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_4cb2c68d86a125b86acb2b979bf426ee_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_f52b4572797070f6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_4dcc7d7bc7cc242871dbde3f4b0fa196_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_8541068ccb3f4d03.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_54e47891e0e220f1b65bb26468a409c5_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_df2e38b97a77ade1.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_55cf70b489f39e624d0129099e836a07_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_7767b0737fa65b9e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_5f61df6dd0080114c82076465570452c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_dd3236bb3532dbc5.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_6df66714b53f5005e6d0c2eae7945970_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_a6169570119259a8.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_74b714a7be68412abccc359e8e07b03f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_62415ab269881aca.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_76876c000434413da013d87751244009_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_84c557487ffe2ab4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_7aa756ace95cba89f51109f7b692778f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_613064ac0bcace5f.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_7f46f04d79d7b1eac031f811b34b640f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_2ea0590788fd7275.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_85c53d9b42e2638cf71287ed4ea66a1e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_1c89b5f0ab9dd2e7.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

725

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_92b323d5789c01a13a5ecde223b53a3f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_5c3c98b8c8bf7b35.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_9404020cdadafa4b5333e1c17fe76d32_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_bb6b675a6fb9c497.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_9b36d8c6c315e8952d1f62e7f22fe016_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_ab7681eb05219d3f.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_a02fa22c535f51ef22d7700797c385e4_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_3f03042c84a40982.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_aba56cf371744f7d54d75ebb8c5c7abd_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_026ebd3d0ec51cd0.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_b2da21358e39149f136ad1ab78aa6325_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_6fec1916f7a3b2ab.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_b4e10d102bee35c738f594c771178538_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_5a261075705d9d2a.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_bb76d3f80b5e79aa58adcde301176474_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_36b6f06d6a442149.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_c383d13f6ea4f49e68762086d0205eaa_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_41cade0a7bca1660.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_cd7a7c3c3898a76bf37b44fd29b8abe0_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_f2dd0cb6d204ee7e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_d2eeab75e52ba54ffa62af8c13f9d230_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_b130c5e9ce509c40.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_e09191a00d178082fc83687d0356f85a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_2029abc3b7395d37.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_e402cdae7654ba096acd7e5c2a68ae70_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_874950eefbcb54b4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_ec63398a908dfab4c97088d2254d1c42_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_c7fc4e2b782516c4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_f91b9e8a1650491dc60e8c879ffc0f9e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_22e62c1918d3193d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_fc19e5c050e10d4911d8df7b39443ec5_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_35a90207f265247b.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

720

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-dfsr-core-serveronly_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22842_none_fc18cfdcd79ead94.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

35,681

Date (UTC)

13-Oct-2014

Time (UTC)

19:23

Platform

Not applicable

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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