This article summarizes the available hotfixes and updates for issues that can occur in Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server 2012 environments. For Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services updates please see KB2601888
. These updates are in addition to the normal Windows Updates delivered monthly that may also include updates to the Remote Desktop Services components.NOTE:
This list is an aggregate of common issues seen with Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012. Do not proactively install the following patches unless needed
. If you believe you are experiencing an issue listed below, install just the hotfix for that specific issue. If the specific hotfix is listed for your issue we recommend that you evaluate these hotfixes and updates to determine if they apply to a specific Windows version and Service Pack level.
The hotfixes and updates are arranged by component areas within Remote Desktop Services 2012 environments and could also apply to Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 Remote Desktop Clients.
Virtual machine backup fails in a Windows Server 2012 VDI deployment that enables user profile disks2802311
RDP virtual static channels don't work and an operation stalls in Windows Server 20122797502
Graphics update freezes on a Windows Server 2012-based RD Session Host server that is under a heavy load
Can't install RDS CALs by using a web browser or telephone on a Windows Server 2012-based license server2845318
Event ID 44 logged when remote users try to log on to a Windows Server 2012-based RD Session Host server
Error when you try to change the properties of a published RemoteApp in Windows Server 20122862019
A RemoteApp application main window takes the focus after the applications windows are maximized in Windows
RemoteFX user experience is not enabled on a Windows 7 SP1-based virtual machine that is hosted by a Windows Server 2012-based computer
Remote Desktop Connection Broker2799605
Remote Desktop Services role cannot co-exist with AD DS role on Windows Server 2012
Remote Desktop Gateway2867081
RD Gateway stops processing connections in Windows Server 2012
Remote Desktop Virtualization Host2832478
Virtual machines crash or take a long time to complete the shutdown process on a Windows Server 2012-based host computer2795531
You cannot log on to a virtual machine that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 in a VDI environment2770440
Poor performance when you enable RemoteFX in Hyper-V on a Windows Server 2012-based computer that uses AMD processors
Remote Desktop Web Access2793072
Generic error message when you change your password on a RD Web Access website in Windows Server 2012
for other considerations.