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Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, the Install Application step of the new or changed task sequence does not run in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, and applications that use dynamic variable lists are not installed.
Hotfix informationA 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, go to the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.
Installation informationNote This hotfix applies to site servers.
To resolve this problem for an existing application after you apply this hotfix, follow these steps:
Note New and existing applications that are not deployed do not require you to follow these additional steps after the update is installed.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Cumulative Update 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2882125/ )for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 installed.
Restart informationYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Note We recommend that you close Configuration Manager Administration Console before you apply this hotfix package.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.
File informationThe 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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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For information about the Install Application task sequences, see Task Sequence Steps in Configuration Manager
(http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh846237.aspx)on the Microsoft TechNet website.
See the terminology
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
Article ID: 2913703 - Last Review: January 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.0