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Install Windows 2012 R2 KB3090973

FineBuild can install Windows 2012 R2 KB3090973 MSDTC Fix as part of the SQL Server install process.

The KB3090973 fix allows Windows 2012 R2 to connect SQL Server to MSDTC after an Availability Group or a Windows Cluster failover.

The table below shows when you need to download this fix.

Operating system SQL Server Version Express Edition Other Editions
Windows 2016 or above Any Included Included
Windows 2012 R2 SQL 2012 and above Not Available Download
Windows 2012 or below Any Not Available Not Available

If you need to do a download, then choose the correct process for your operating system.:

Windows 2016 or above
Windows 2012 R2
Windows 2012 or below

Download for Windows 2016 or above

This covers Windows Windows 2016 and Windows 10

If you are installing on Windows 2016 or above, KB3090973 is built in to this version of Windows. No download or install is needed.

Download for Windows 2012 R2

This covers Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 10

Download the KB3090973 fix from the location below and put it in to the Additional Components folder.

KB3090973 download

Download for Windows 2012 or below

This covers Windows 2012 and Windows 8, plus all older operating systems

The KB3090973 fix does not appear to be needed for Windows 2012. No download or install is needed.

The KB3090973 fix is not available for older operation systems. No download or install is possible.

FineBuild Windows 2012 R2 KB3090973 Install

Automated silent installation of Windows 2012 R2 KB3090973 is performed by Process Id 2ABG and is controlled by the parameters below:

Install Parameter Build SQL2005 SQL2008 SQL2008 R2 SQL2012 SQL2014 SQL2016
SetupKB3090973 FULL N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes
SetupKB3090973 WORKSTATION N/A N/A N/A Yes Yes Yes
SetupKB3090973 CLIENT N/A N/A N/A No No No

If the Setup Windows 2012 R2 KB3090973 MSDTC Fix processing is done, a reboot is required before this component can be used.

Manual Windows 2012 R2 KB3090973 Install

The following steps show what you would have to do to Setup Windows 2012 R2 KB3090973 manually. FineBuild does all of this work for you automatically.

1) Navigate to the Additional Components folder and double-click on the following file:

64-bit systems Windows8.1-KB3090973-x64.msu
32-bit systems Windows8.1-KB3090973-x86.msu

2) The Preparation screen is displayed. Wait until this stage is complete.
3) The Confirmation screen is displayed. Click Yes to continue.
4) Wait while the fix is applied.
5) The installation is complete. Click Restart or Close to exit.
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Last edited Oct 17, 2016 at 9:45 AM by EdVassie, version 2