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Update KB4057903 has a bug

Exchage within a Hyper-V VM with Windows Server 2012 r2: Update KB4057903 leads to an almost unresponsive server. I could reproduce the behaviour twice by deinstalling the update. Please, provide a new version of KB4057903 without the bug. Thanks.

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  • Meserias commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    KB4057903 and KB4072650 are detected to be needed by this WSUS server that we have.
    Of course I have tryed to install them but after reboot nothing happens....these two updates are still detected as needed.

    I don't have run or ever run Exchange on this WSUS server.
    Also, this WSUS server it's an VM machine hosted on Hyper-V 2016 Core edition

    Microsoft ...please fix this.

  • DigitalHate commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I never patch VM's now without taking a checkpoint first and after updates are completed and confirmed all is good I delete the checkpoint.

  • Paco commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This update put our VM in a perpetual reboot loop. We had to restore from backup.

  • Briguy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The problem still exists, just killed an Exchange 2016 server because of this.

  • Seb commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    ame problem with me, the update KB4072650 try 3 time to install is self, after the tird , my server as been rolling back.

    Question: Do I need to install the KB4057903 before installing KB4072650, because I hide this marvellous update KB4057903. (Sarcasm)

    I realy do not like patching tuesday!!!!

  • Werner commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Same here:
    - VM Host Server 2016
    - Guest VMs: Server 2012R2 with Exchange 2016 DAG

    After installing update the server needs 15 minutes to show login screen.
    The exchange services don't work - everyting so slow.
    After deinstalling KB4057903 everyting is fine again.
    Try to use workaround (disable exchange services before installing update) later.

  • Robert commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Update installed and destroyed the hyper-v network adapter. No network on DC means a long startup time for windows. Managed to repair by removing adapter from hardware list and reinstalling using integration services

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    M$ fix your patches before releasing. Putting a lot of money in SAM to sell more licenses instead of cleaning the mess you did.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    In my case the update fails to install. It will revert the installation to before the update after reboot. This happened on a non exchange server.

  • Alex commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Had the same problem twice on 2012r2. Only one of the servers is an exchange server.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Had the same problem, Installed KB4057903 system was unresponsive after that, Had to boot into safe mode and uninstall and server came back. 2012r2 with exchange 2013

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