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Patch Management / Patch Tuesday / Windows Server

Fix for a fix: Microsoft Releases Update to Solve 100% CPU in Windows Server 2008

Fix for a fix: Microsoft Releases Update to Solve 100% CPU in Windows Server 2008

Microsoft has now released an update to solve a problem introduced by KB4041995…

After installing security update 4041995 or any other recent update that includes srv2.sys, CPU usage may spike up to 100% when you perform any type of SMB activity, such as copying files over the network. The problem is especially likely to occur if the computer only has a single-core CPU.

The standalone package is available from here: http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/search.aspx?q=4088874


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