FIX: Firewall service freezes and crashes if the firewall logging is enabled in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2

Howdy folks, this is Ajay Sarkaria once again! We have seen a surge in support cases where the Windows firewall service crashes if the firewall logging for dropped and allowed connections is enabled on Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Symptoms include: The SVCHOST instance containing Windows Firewall Service (mpssvc) Crashes on Windows 8.1…