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You install Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Scan Tools.
When you install the Microsoft Office Inventory Tool for Updates component of SMS 2003 Scan Tools, and then you click Download in the Microsoft Office Inventory Tool for Updates Installation dialog box, you receive an error message that is similar to the following:
When you click Yes, you receive error messages that are similar to the following:
Failed to download
Do you want to continue downloading the remaining files?
When you install the Security Update Inventory Tool component of SMS 2003 Scan Tools you notice the following symptoms:
Unable to download one or more of the specified file(s). Please try again after verifying your browser settings. Use the "Details..." button to view the bulletin information as another way to verify correct settings.
Resulting error code:87
This problem occurs when the file path that you specify as the destination path contains a caret character ("^").
To work around this problem, specify a destination path that does not contain a caret character when you install SMS Scan Tools.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information about how to obtain SMS 2003 Scan Tools, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=AF0F2C14-D1DD-48F2-B2C6-B0A38B2FEF77&displaylang=enFor additional information about security and patch management, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer V1.2.1