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    SummaryOriginating updateStatusLast updated
    Windows Servers domain controllers might restart unexpectedly
    After installing updates released January 11, 2022, DCs might restart unexpectedly.
    KB5009624
    2022-01-11
    Resolved
    KB5010794
    2022-01-17
    14:00 PT
    Virtual machines (VMs) in Hyper-V might fail to start
    VMs hosted on devices using UEFI and Hyper-V might fail to start.
    KB5009624
    2022-01-11
    Resolved
    KB5010794
    2022-01-17
    14:00 PT
    Windows Server might experience a black screen, slow sign in, or general slowness
    You might also be unable to use Remote Desktop to reach the server or the server might stop responding.
    KB5008263
    2021-12-14
    Resolved
    KB5010215
    2022-01-04
    14:00 PT
    Certain operations performed on a Cluster Shared Volume may fail
    Operations performed on files or folders on a CSV may fail with the error: STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5).
    KB4480963
    2019-01-08
    Mitigated
    2020-06-11
    14:06 PT

    Issue details

    January 2022

    Windows Servers domain controllers might restart unexpectedly

    StatusOriginating updateHistory
    Resolved KB5010794 KB5009624
    2022-01-11
    Resolved: 2022-01-17, 14:00 PT
    Opened: 2022-01-13, 14:14 PT
    After installing KB5009624 on domain controllers (DCs), affected versions of Windows Servers might restart unexpectedly. Note: On Windows Server 2016 and later, you are more likely to be affected when DCs are using Shadow Principals in Enhanced Security Admin Environment (ESAE) or environments with Privileged Identity Management (PIM).

    Resolution: This issue was resolved in the out-of-band update KB5010794. To get the standalone package for KB5010794, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog. You can import this update into Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) manually. See the Microsoft Update Catalog for instructions. Note KB5010794 is not available from Windows Update and will not install automatically.

    Affected platforms:
    • Client: None
    • Server: Windows Server 2022; Windows Server, version 20H2; Windows Server 2019; Windows Server 2016; Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows Server 2012

    Virtual machines (VMs) in Hyper-V might fail to start

    StatusOriginating updateHistory
    Resolved KB5010794 KB5009624
    2022-01-11
    Resolved: 2022-01-17, 14:00 PT
    Opened: 2022-01-13, 11:18 PT
    After installing KB5009624 on devices using UEFI, virtual machines (VMs) in Hyper-V might fail to start.

    Resolution: This issue was resolved in the out-of-band update KB5010794. To get the standalone package for KB5010794, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog. You can import this update into Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) manually. See the Microsoft Update Catalog for instructions. Note KB5010794 is not available from Windows Update and will not install automatically.

    Affected platforms:
    • Client: Windows 8.1
    • Server: Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows Server 2012

    Windows Server might experience a black screen, slow sign in, or general slowness

    StatusOriginating updateHistory
    Resolved KB5010215 KB5008263
    2021-12-14
    Resolved: 2022-01-04, 14:00 PT
    Opened: 2022-01-04, 13:12 PT
    After you install KB5008263, you might experience a black screen, slow sign in, or general slowness. You might also be unable to use Remote Desktop to reach the server. In some circumstances, the server might stop responding.

    Resolution: This issue was resolved in the out-of-band update KB5010215. You will need to install KB5010215 to prevent this issue. It is a cumulative update, so you do not need to apply any previous update before installing it. To get the standalone package for KB5010215, search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog. You can import this update into Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) manually. See the Microsoft Update Catalog for instructions. Note KB5010215 is not available from Windows Update and will not install automatically.


    Affected platforms:
    • Server: Windows Server 2022; Windows Server 2019; Windows Server 2016; Windows Server 2012 R2

    January 2019

    Certain operations performed on a Cluster Shared Volume may fail

    StatusOriginating updateHistory
    Mitigated KB4480963
    2019-01-08
    Last updated: 2020-06-11, 14:06 PT
    Opened: 2019-01-08, 10:00 PT
    Certain operations, such as rename, that you perform on files or folders that are on a Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) may fail with the error, “STATUS_BAD_IMPERSONATION_LEVEL (0xC00000A5)”. This occurs when you perform the operation on a CSV owner node from a process that doesn’t have administrator privilege.

    Affected platforms:
    • Client: Windows 8.1; Windows 7 SP1
    • Server: Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows Server 2012; Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1; Windows Server 2008 SP2
    Workaround: Do one of the following:
    • Perform the operation from a process that has administrator privilege.
    • Perform the operation from a node that doesn’t have CSV ownership.
    Next steps: Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.