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System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 systems ignore the source location property in MSI packages
Article ID: 967649 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
Note This problem occurs after System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 is installed.
Service Pack InformationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, available from this Microsoft web site: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3318741a-c038-4ab1-852a-e9c13f8a8140
For a list of issues resolved in this service pack, click on the following article number in the Microsoft Knowledgebase:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971348/ )List of hotfixes and updates that are contained in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2
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, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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.
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 installed on the computer.
Note This hotfix must be installed to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 site servers. Then, distribute this package to all client computers. This hotfix package applies for client computers.
Restart RequirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix Replacement InformationThis hotfix does not replace a 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.
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1
Note The file attribute information applies to the x86 platform, the x64 platform, ICP1, and ICP2.Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
After you install this hotfix, you have to create the following registry subkey to make sure that the new solution location information is distributed successfully:
Value: Any value in the DWORD data range.
Note This registry key has to be created on the client computers. This hotfix is not concerned with the value of MSIExecuteOnly. It only checks whether this item exists or not.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the SOURCELIST property, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa371858(VS.85).aspxFor more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates