Solution for Unresponsive Win8 Guest VMs

If you’re going to run Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 in a virtual machine on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, please install this hotfix patch on the Hyper-V host server,

Without applying this hotfix, you may experience one or more of the following issues:

  • The Windows 8/Server 2012 virtual machine becomes unresponsive.
  • The Windows Server 2008 R2 host server displays a stop error message and restarts automatically.

Update: the been added to Windows Auto Update.

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