A Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer may stop responding during a storage stress test or under similar conditions

Article ID: 958960 – Last Review: November 25, 2008 – Revision: 1.0

A Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer may stop responding during a storage stress test or under similar conditions

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SYMPTOMS

You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008. However, the computer may stop responding (hang) under certain conditions. For example, the computer may stop responding during a storage stress test or under similar conditions. When this issue occurs, you have to restart the computer.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

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 the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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 Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Note 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.

Important Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only one of these products may be listed on the “Hotfix Request” page. To request the hotfix package that applies to both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, just select the product that is listed on the page.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, the computer must run one of the following:

  • Windows Vista SP1
  • Windows Server 2008

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes

The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) installed for each environment are listed separately . MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files (attributes not listed) are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Mrxsmb.sys 6.0.6001.22291 105,472 21-Oct-2008 02:42 x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Mrxsmb.sys 6.0.6001.22291 134,656 21-Oct-2008 03:44 x64
For all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Mrxsmb.sys 6.0.6001.22291 317,440 21-Oct-2008 03:37 IA-64

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684  (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File name Package_for_kb958960_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,367
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_client~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,431
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,421
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,423
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,425
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_server~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,431
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,422
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,429
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name X86_5253073d59a9a654f725c974bf89d68c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22291_none_9f9c32957516f720.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 698
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name X86_microsoft-windows-smbminirdr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22291_none_7fbabce46a8320e4.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 8,844
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 05:41
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File name Amd64_7c43ac8955964dd2eecabc50e139a013_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22291_none_e991271a48d8e0e0.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 702
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Amd64_microsoft-windows-smbminirdr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22291_none_dbd9586822e0921a.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 9,112
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 06:53
File name Package_for_kb958960_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,375
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_client~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,439
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,429
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,431
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,433
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_server~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,439
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,430
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,437
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
Additional files for all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File name Ia64_b98898f98eaf640286550741d9c008c5_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22291_none_819d74495b87f587.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 700
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Ia64_microsoft-windows-smbminirdr_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22291_none_7fbc60da6a8129e0.manifest
File version Not Applicable
File size 9,103
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 07:42
File name Package_for_kb958960_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,425
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_sc~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,426
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_server_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,429
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_server~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,434
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_winpesrv_0~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,426
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46
File name Package_for_kb958960_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~ia64~~6.0.1.0.mum
File version Not Applicable
File size 1,433
Date (UTC) 21-Oct-2008
Time (UTC) 13:46

APPLIES TO
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
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