Article: Recommended Operating System Patches for Provisioned Windows Targets

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX128058

Summary

 

This document lists recommended Operating System patches from Microsoft which have been known to resolve issues within provisioned XenApp and other target environments. Customers who experience any of the issues listed here should install these patches. The possible issues include:

 

  • Gray or Black screens at boot time

 

  • Event ID 7011 in the event logs of the XenApp server, resulting in problems starting the network services at boot time

 

  • XenApp servers very slow to start up

 

  • XenApp servers slow to shut down or restart

 

  • Target device crashing or hangs

 

Make sure you keep your vDisk updated with the latest Microsoft updates and check the Microsoft support website for the latest versions of the following drivers for your Operating System: rdbss.sys, mrxsmb.sys, ntfs.sys, refer to List of currently available hotfixes for the File Services technologies in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2008 R2 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2473205) for the latest list.

 

Recommended patches by operating system

 

Windows XP

 

 

 

 

If you have UPHClean.exe on your system please make sure it is the latest, Microsoft’s download for the latest is http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=6676

 

Windows 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

 

 

 

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

 

 

 

 

 

  • You receive a Stop error message on a Windows Server 2003 SP1 or Windows Server 2003 SP2-based computer when a device is suddenly disconnected from a host bus adapter

 

 

  • STOP: 0x00000048 CANCEL_STATE_IN_COMPLETED_IRP” error message in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2

 

 

Windows Vista

 

 

 

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2488754
A computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista may crash randomly

 

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

 

 

 

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)

 

 

 

Windows Server 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2488754
A computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista may crash randomly

 

Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

 

 

 

Windows 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Windows Server 2008 R2

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2383928
    Remote desktop sessions do not completely exit, and you cannot establish new remote desktop sessions to a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2

 

 

 

 

If running Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 RTM

 

 

If streaming XenApp 6 servers refer to the recommended Citrix and Microsoft Hotfixes for XenApp 6 and Windows Server 2008 R2

 

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX129229

 

See Also

 

CTX125761 – XenApp Target Device Freeze and Gray Screen Issues

 

CTX116627 – Errors in Event Viewer after Building a Presentation Server 4.5 Image

 

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