Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are not listed as supported platforms in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 RTM

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SYMPTOMS

In Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 RTM-based systems, the following products are not listed as supported platforms for software distribution, for software update management, or for desired configuration management:
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

CAUSE

This problem occurs because these platforms were not included in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 RTM as supported platforms for software distribution, for software update deployment, or for desired configuration management.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have System Center Configuration Manager 2007 RTM installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Adminui.common.dll4.0.5931.1561,800,04031-Dec-200723:35x86
Adminui.dcmproperties.dll4.0.5931.156366,42431-Dec-200723:35x86
Baserc.dll4.0.5931.15658,71231-Dec-200723:35x86
Basesql.dll4.0.5931.156196,45631-Dec-200723:35x86
Basesvr.dll4.0.5931.1561,720,16831-Dec-200723:35x86

WORKAROUND

To work around this problem, click to select the This program can run on any platform check box for software distribution program configurations. Then, click to select the All Windows Platforms check box for configuration items.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

After you install this hotfix, the following products are added as supported platforms:
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, IA-64 version
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, x64 version
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2, x64 version
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, x86 version
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, x86 version
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
971223 Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are not listed as supported platforms in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
971225 Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 are not listed as supported platforms in Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 3
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 971224 - Last Review: October 7, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007
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