Applies to:

Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2008 SP2

Windows Vista Service Pack 2
Windows Vista SP2

Note:  You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files.

Originally posted May 2012, updated Sept. 2013.

List of Performance related hotfixes post SP2 for Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 as of Sep. 2013:

2877979 Windows Vista SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2-based computer freezes or crashes when the computer has Kaspersky Anti-Virus installed

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2877979

2871774 New event log entries that track NTLM authentication delays and failures in Windows Server 2008 SP2 are available

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2871774

2848798 Hotfix rollup 2848798 is available for the .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2848798

2848797 Hotfix rollup 2848797 is available for .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2848797

2812950 The MOMPerfSnapshotHelper.exe process crashes or experiences high CPU usage in Windows Server 2008 SP2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2812950

2812946 Data corruption when a Linux-based client computer writes data to a Windows Server 2008-based NFS server

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2812946

2761551 It takes longer than expected to log on to client computers that do not have update 2560500 installed and that are running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2761551

2756203 Hotfix rollup 2756203 is available for the .NET Framework 4.5 in Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2756203

2756195 Hotfix Rollup KB2756195 is available for the .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2756195

2733944 Hotfix Rollup 2733944 is available for the .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2733944

2727330 Default gateway is set to 0.0.0.0 if you start a Windows Vista-based, Windows 7-based, Windows Server 2008-based or Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer from an iSCSI boot device

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2727330

2715964 Handle leak when the PdhEnumObjects function is called in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2715964

2697479 Memory leak in Wmiapsrv.exe on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista or Windows 7

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2697479

2695149 You cannot query performance counters by using the Remote Registry service in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2695149

2684607 A volume is not locked or unmounted when there are approximately 1,500 quota settings on the volume in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2684607

2684537 Performance counter instance for the Distributed Transaction Coordinator performance object does not function as expected in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2684537

2682011 Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 does not retrieve performance data for computers that are running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2682011

2677323 Handle leak when an application collects performance data in Windows Vista, in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2677323

2665803 Slow network file transfer if KB 2251177 is installed on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2665803

2641683 Some performance data of a remote computer is missing from a CSV-formatted log in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2641683

2635217 An access violation occurs when Logman.exe starts in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7, or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2635217

2581608 Logon scripts take a long time to run in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2581608

2571564 Add Printer Wizard lists published printers in AD DS slowly in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2571564

2553708 A hotfix rollup that improves Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 compatibility with Advanced Format disks

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2553708

2553549 All the TCP/IP ports that are in a TIME_WAIT status are not closed after 497 days from system startup in Windows Vista, in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2553549

2534985 The virtualized application or the system crashes in Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2534985

2525064 Ntfs.sys driver takes a long time to mount a large volume in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2525064

2526870  Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008 R2 may stop responding at the Welcome screen after you enter the user credentials to log on to the computer

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2526870

2520487 AD DS database size increases significantly when the Credential Roaming feature is enabled in Windows Vista, in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2520487

2518423 Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service crashes in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2518423

2505189  An update is available for DirectWrite and XPS issues in Windows Vista SP2 and in Windows Server 2008 SP2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2505189

2492806 - A Windows Vista-based, Windows Server 2008-based, and Windows 7-based or Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer that shares some files and some folders may not respond to file share requests

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2492806

2464876 The WMI repository is corrupted on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2464876

2281477 There is about a 20- to 30-second delay in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista when you open a network drive, and its target folder is a DFS share

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2281477

2272153 It takes four minutes for a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 to open a Microsoft Office 2003 document from a network share

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=2272153

982528 Operations that use a USB device take a long time to complete on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=982528

982341 Scheduled tasks are delayed in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=982341

981964 You experience low performance when you access many small files on an SMB version 1 protocol-enabled remote server from a Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008-based client computer

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=981964

981462  The account password is not changed when the Maximum password age is reached on a client computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=981462

980259 The SNMP service does not respond to any SNMP requests after a Group Policy refresh in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=980259

980080 Files may be corrupted when a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 enters the sleep mode or the hibernate mode

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=980080

972600 After you disconnect from a remote desktop session to a destination computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, the default printer is changed when you log on the destination computer from the console

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=972600