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Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure to back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
After you restart a Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 client computer, the SMS Agent Host service (Ccmexec.exe) does not start. When this problem occurs, error entries that resemble the following may appear in the CCMExec.log file on the SMS client computer:
CCMExec.log file entry 1 CCMExec.log file entry 2 Additionally, the Wbemcore.log file may contain an error entry that resembles the following:
This problem occurs when one or both of the following conditions are true:
To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Make sure that the %SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem variable is listed in the system path on the client computer
Method 2: Set the type of the Path registry entry to REG_EXPAND_SZWarning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/886137/ )Event ID 10003 is logged and you cannot use Client Push Installation to install an SMS 2003 Advanced Client
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