When new information for an existing computer is imported, either through the Configuration Manager console or the ImportMachineEntry method, a new record is created for that computer. This causes changes to the existing collection membership, discovery properties, and task sequence variables for that computer.

Hotfix information for System Center Configuration Manager, version 1702

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A hotfix for this issue is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download this hotfix now.

After you download this hotfix, see the following topic on the Microsoft website for installation instructions:

Use the Update Registration Tool to import hotfixes to System Center Configuration Manager


To apply this hotfix, you must have the following installed:

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

The English version of this update 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.

 For System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1702

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