New KB articles for the month of April 2011

New KB articles for the month of April 2011

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Hi all,

Below is a list of the new KB articles released during the month of April. These include anything specific to the Performance team as well as a few that are not directly supported by us but are still important nonetheless.


Performance issues when more than 64 logical processors are used in Windows Server 2008 R2 
Configuring opportunistic locking in Windows
The network connection of a running Hyper-V virtual machine may be lost under heavy outgoing network traffic on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2008 computers hang during startup while "applying computer settings" and services configured to start automatically fail to start
How to Update Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 Database to Process Windows 7 SP1 Logs 
A Windows 7 or Vista-based computer may go to sleep during a Bluetooth file transfer
How to Determine the Version of DirectX Using the DirectX Diagnostic Tool
Files print in an incorrect order when the collate option is selected, or you receive an error message when you use custom forms: "Faulting application spoolsv.exe"
Description of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 installation software feature update
A computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 stops responding and hangs at the "Applying User Settings" stage of the logon process
Slow performance in applications that use the DirectWrite API on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Duplicate folders may appear after enabling Folder Redirection
MS11-011: Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel could allow elevation of privilege
Error message when you try to install service packs or Windows updates on a Windows Server 2008-based or Windows Vista-based computer: "ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER(0x80070057)"
"0x80041002 (WBEM_E_NOT_FOUND)" error occurs when you try to open a WMI namespace on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
"STOP: 0x0000006B" Stop error message during startup on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
"0x000000BE" Stop error message when you use the Storport.sys driver to manage some storage devices in Windows Server 2008, in Windows Vista, in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
Virtual Disk Service (VDS) crashes on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista when a snapshot is deleted
Win32_PerfRawData_TermService_TerminalServices has been renamed to Win32_PerfRawData_LocalSessionManager_TerminalServices in Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista and Windows 7 environment
You cannot join a home group on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 and that has the TPM setting enabled
The page size may be incorrect when you save a PDF document as an XPS document in Adobe Reader
How to add the Print Directory feature for folders in Windows XP, in Windows Vista, in Windows 7
Performance decreases in Windows Server 2008 R2 when the Hyper-V role is installed on a computer that uses Intel Westmere or Sandy Bridge processors
A program that requires you to use a smart card stops responding in a remote desktop connection in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista
Hyper-V Virtual Machines Exhibit Slow Startup and Shutdown
Windows Event Log service may crash in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
The single sign-on feature does not work in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 when you try to start a full remote desktop connection through RD Web Access
Information about Microsoft support policy for large sector drives in Windows
Your computer may freeze or restart to a black screen that has a "0xc0000034" error message after you install Service Pack 1 on Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2
GPU is not accessed leads to some VMs that use the RemoteFX feature to not start in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
The logon message is not displayed correctly when you connect to a RemoteApp application from a computer that has multiple monitors and that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Explorer exits unexpectedly when you drag a file from an LZH archive into the Folders pane on a Windows Vista-based computer
"0x0000007F" Stop error occurs when the connection to some shared files is lost on a computer that is running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 installation may hang if more than 64 logical processors are active
Services fail to start and you receive an Error 1079 on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 7
Event ID 7000 or 7026 is logged in the System log on a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008
Windows\WMI\Mofcomp fails with error 0X8004400c
Remote Desktop Server Certificates are renewed twice a day despite being valid for 1 year
An update is available for DirectWrite and XPS issues in Windows Vista SP2 and in Windows Server 2008 SP2
Windows 7 does not report the correct remaining space on a mastered DVD-RW
An update that improves the compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Advanced Format Disks is available
Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
Windows 7 Gadgets may not work or display properly
A smart card logon to a terminal session stops responding server that is running Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Tim Newton

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  • Hi Tim,

    you missed this important performance fix:

    An update that improves the startup performance of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2 is available

    support.microsoft.com/.../2510636

    André

  • Hello.

    Would it be possible to sort out links to categories like performance,security,crashes and such?

    Thanks