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Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client/server readiness cumulative update released

Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 client/server readiness cumulative update has been released

This update provides performance and reliability improvements that will improve the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

The update includes the following performance and reliability improvements:

  • Addresses PowerShell issue with certain localized languages when a Language Interface Pack is installed
  • Improves SMB service and client reliability under certain stress conditions
  • Improves clustered server performance and reliability in Hyper-V and Scale-Out File Server scenarios

You can obtain the update from Microsoft Article KB 2758246 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758246

Apple release iTunes 10.6.3 (32 Bit and 64 Bit Editions)

Apple iTunes 10.6.3 (32 Bit and 64 Bit) has recently been released and includes the following new features and fixes:

  • Addresses a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive when syncing an iPad (1st generation) that contains an iBooks textbook
  • Fixes a problem where photos synced to a device may appear in an unexpected order
  • Resolves an issue where iTunes may unexpectedly delete playlists created on a device
  • Fixes issues where iTunes may unexpectedly delete apps on a device
  • Improves overall performance and reliability

You can download the 32 Bit or the 64 Bit version from the Apple Website:

iTunes 10.6.3 for Windows (32 bit Edition) – http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1426

iTunes 10.6.3 for Windows (64 bit Edition) – http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1427

Ntfs.sys – Pre Service Pack 2 Revision History for Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Small Business Server 2011 (SBS 2011)

Ntfs.sys – Pre Service Pack 2 Revision History for Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Small Business Server 2011 (SBS 2011)

11-Jan-2016 – 6.1.7601.19116 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3121255 – “0x00000024” Stop error in FsRtlNotifyFilterReportChange and copy file may fail in Windows

08-Jan-2016 – 6.1.7601.23318 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3121255 – “0x00000024” Stop error in FsRtlNotifyFilterReportChange and copy file may fail in Windows

07-Nov-2014 – 6.1.7601.22863 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2535094 -Server stops responding when you lock or unlock files on a network by using the SMB2 protocol in Windows

13-Feb-2014 – 6.1.7601.22602 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2885209 – Event ID 55 is logged on a Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based file server

14-Feb-2014 – 6.1.7601.18397 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2885209 – Event ID 55 is logged on a Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based file server

24-Jan-2014 – 6.1.7601.22580 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2928562 – Event 55 when you copy an encrypted folder to EFS shared folder in Windows

24-Jan-2014 – 6.1.7601.18378 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2928562 – Event 55 when you copy an encrypted folder to EFS shared folder in Windows

03-Dec-2013 – 6.1.7601.22529 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2914680 – I/O delays in Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

03-Dec-2013 – 6.1.7601.18331 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2914680 – I/O delays in Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

19-Sep-2013 – 6.1.7601.22460 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2885209 – Event ID 55 is logged on a Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based file server

10-Jun-2013 – 6.1.7601.22352 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2866695 – An application stops responding when a file has a circular reference in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

10-Jun-2013 – 6.1.7601.18179 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2866695 – An application stops responding when a file has a circular reference in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

12-Apr-2013 – 6.1.7601.22297 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2840149 – MS13-036: Description of the security update for the Windows file system kernel-mode driver (ntfs.sys): April 9, 2013

12-Apr-2013 – 6.1.7601.18127 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2840149 – MS13-036: Description of the security update for the Windows file system kernel-mode driver (ntfs.sys): April 9, 2013

12-Apr-2013 – 6.1.7601.22297 – Ntfs.sys – x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2814923 – “0x0000009E” Stop error and disk volumes cannot be brought online on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based failover cluster

12-Apr-2013 – 6.1.7601.22297  – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2698155 – An application does not read or access a file correctly in Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Vista

12-Apr-2013 – 6.1.7601.18127  – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2698155 – An application does not read or access a file correctly in Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Vista

07-Feb-2013 – 6.1.7601.22244 – Ntfs.sys – x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2814923 – “0x0000009E” Stop error and disk volumes cannot be brought online on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based failover cluster

02-Feb-2013 – 6.1.7601.22240 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2782476 – Application freezes when an NTFS volume contains a circular directory reference in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

05-Feb-2013 – 6.1.7601.18072 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2782476 – Application freezes when an NTFS volume contains a circular directory reference in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

16-Nov-2012 – 6.1.7601.22167 – https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2698155 – An application does not read or access a file correctly in Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Vista

16-Nov-2012 – 6.1.7601.18005 – https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2698155 – An application does not read or access a file correctly in Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, or Windows Vista

18-Oct-2012 – 6.1.7601.22137 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2775511 – An enterprise hotfix rollup is available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

29-Sep-2012 – 6.1.7601.22123 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2764302 – “0x0000001E” Stop error occurs intermittently in Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

06-Sep-2012 – 6.1.7601.22108 – Ntfs.sys – x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2754784 – You receive many event ID 55 NTFS errors in the System log on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

31-Aug-2012 – 6.1.7601.22104 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739159 – Files are corrupted after you encrypt them with ECC certificates by using the EFS feature in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

31-Aug-2012 – 6.1.7601.17945 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739159 – Files are corrupted after you encrypt them with ECC certificates by using the EFS feature in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

06-Aug-2012 – 6.1.7601.22079 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739159 – Files are corrupted after you encrypt them with ECC certificates by using the EFS feature in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

06-Aug-2012 – 6.1.7601.17922 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739159 – Files are corrupted after you encrypt them with ECC certificates by using the EFS feature in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

06-Jun-2012 – 6.1.7601.22012 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2639043 – A robocopy command updates DACLs incorrectly in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

17-May-2012 – 6.1.7601.17843 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2708811 – Data corruption occurs when a sparse file undergoes random write stress in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

09-May-2012 – 6.1.7601.21990 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2708811 – Data corruption occurs when a sparse file undergoes random write stress in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

27-Apr-2012 – 6.1.7601.21981 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2707576 – “STATUS_SHARING_VIOLATION” error message when you try to open a highly fragmented file on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

05-Apr-2012 – 6.1.7601.21958 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2698155 – On-demand antivirus scans do not work as expected in Windows Vista, in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008, or in Windows Server 2008 R2

06-Mar-2012 – 6.1.7601.21936 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2680906 – Robocopy.exe utility incorrectly skips some files during the file copy or backup process in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

03-Mar-2012 – 6.1.7601.21935 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967351 – A heavily fragmented file in an NTFS volume may not grow beyond a certain size

07-Feb-2012 – 6.1.7601.21917 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2646535 – Significantly slower directory tree replication performance when you use the Robocopy command in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

16-Sep-2011 – 6.1.7601.21820 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2618914 – A hotfix is available that adds the FileFsSectorSizeInformation information class to Windows 7 and to Windows Server 2008 R2

16-Sep-2011 – 6.1.7601.17693 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2618914 – A hotfix is available that adds the FileFsSectorSizeInformation information class to Windows 7 and to Windows Server 2008 R2

19-May-2011 – 6.1.7601.21730 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2532153 – The content under an NFS share root may not be listed on an NFS client when the NFS share is mounted in Windows Server 2008 R2

11-Mar-2011 – 6.1.7601.21680 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982018 – An update that improves the compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Advanced Format Disks is available

11-Mar-2011 – 6.1.7601.17577 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982018 – An update that improves the compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Advanced Format Disks is available

20-Jan-2011 – 6.1.7601.21645 – Ntfs.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979350 – SharePoint Workspace 2010 or Groove 2007 clients who are provisioned to Groove Server Relay in Windows Server 2008 R2 may experience a synchronization failure

Storport.sys – Pre Service Pack 2 Revision History for Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Small Business Server 2011 (SBS 2011)

Storport.sys – Pre Service Pack 2 Revision History for Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1  and Windows Small Business Server 2011 (SBS 2011)

05-Apr-2014 – 6.1.7601.22648 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2957775 – System crashes during I/O traffic after you install a Host Bus Adapter on a computer that’s running Windows Server 2008 R2

05-Apr-2014 – 6.1.7601.18438 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2957775 – System crashes during I/O traffic after you install a Host Bus Adapter on a computer that’s running Windows Server 2008 R2

04-Feb-2014 – 6.1.7601.22589 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2908783 – Data corruption occurs on iSCSI LUNs in Windows

04-Feb-2014 – 6.1.7601.18386 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2908783 – Data corruption occurs on iSCSI LUNs in Windows

13-Jul-2013 – 6.1.7601.22383 – Storport.sys – x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2871163 – No warning logged when the Storport miniport driver tries to use more than 8 SCSI buses in Windows Server 2008 R2

13-Jul-2013 – 6.1.7601.18209 – Storport.sys – x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2871163 – No warning logged when the Storport miniport driver tries to use more than 8 SCSI buses in Windows Server 2008 R2

08-Nov-2012 – 6.1.7601.22155 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2780444 – “0x0000012E” Stop error occurs when an application sends a 12-byte SCSI opcode to an iSCSI target in Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

08-Nov-2012 – 6.1.7601.17993 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2780444 – “0x0000012E” Stop error occurs when an application sends a 12-byte SCSI opcode to an iSCSI target in Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

18-Oct-2012 – 6.1.7601.22137 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2775511 – An enterprise hotfix rollup is available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

12-Oct-2012 – 6.1.7601.22133 – Storport.sys – x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2769701 – Slow disk write performance when you use a back-end SAN on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2

19-Sep-2012 – 6.1.7601.22114 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732471 – Data becomes corrupted when a storage miniport driver tries to copy data to RAM in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

19-Sep-2012 – 6.1.7601.17956 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732471 – Data becomes corrupted when a storage miniport driver tries to copy data to RAM in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

05-Jul-2012 – 6.1.7601.22045 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732471 – Data becomes corrupted when a storage miniport driver tries to copy data to RAM in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

05-Jul-2012 – 6.1.7601.17888 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2732471 – Data becomes corrupted when a storage miniport driver tries to copy data to RAM in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

17-Dec-2011 – 6.1.7601.21879 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2654363 – Computer crashes when you use Driver Verifier to monitor Storport.sys if you disable the HBA in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

01-Dec-2011 – 6.1.7601.21870 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2646761 – The startup process stops responding on a Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer that has many processors and Fibre Channel adapters installed

04-May-2011 – 6.1.7601.21720 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2528357 – Nonpaged pool leak when you disable and enable some storage controllers in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

04-May-2011 – 6.1.7601.17610 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2528357 – Nonpaged pool leak when you disable and enable some storage controllers in Windows Vista, in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

18-Mar-2011 – 6.1.7601.21686 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2468345 – Computer intermittently performs poorly or stops responding when the Storport driver is used in Windows Server 2008 R2

18-Mar-2011 – 6.1.7601.21686 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2511500 – “0x0000007E” Stop error after you perform a hot removal of a PCI device in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008 R2, in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

11-Mar-2011 – 6.1.7601.21680 – Storport.sys – x86/x64 – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982018 – An update that improves the compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Advanced Format Disks is available