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Software updates to the Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 Advanced Client are not incorporated into the client installation file (Client.msi). These updates, in the form of Microsoft Windows Installer update (.msp) files, have to be applied after the SMS Advanced Client is installed.
If a software update addresses an issue that might occur during installation or shortly after installation, the SMS Advanced Client computer may be left in a non-functional state. To avoid this problem, you can change the command-line options for the SMS Advanced Client program (CCMSetup). After you make these changes, the update will be applied when the SMS Advanced Client is installed.
This article discusses the following tasks:
How to include an update in the initial installation of SMS Advanced ClientBefore you install the SMS Advanced Client on new systems, you must install update 906219 for Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1.
For more information about this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
906219After you apply update 906219 for Windows Installer, follow these steps to include one SMS Advanced Client update in the SMS Advanced Client installation.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906219/ )Windows Installer package is not installed when you install the package with the PATCH parameter in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
How to install an update to an existing SMS Advanced Client installationNote These steps are based on Microsoft Windows XP-based clients. The steps may vary depending on the client operating system.
For more information on troubleshooting Advanced Client Push Installations see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
928282 How to troubleshoot Advanced Client Push Installation Issues in Systems Management Server 2003 and System Center Configuration Manager 2007