New-CMTSStepPrestartCheck cmdlet fails in Configuration Manager, version 2002

Applies to: Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (current branch – version 2002)


After updating to Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager current branch, version 2002, the New-CMTSStepPrestartCheck PowerShell cmdlet returns an error resembling the following when used.

This error occurs due to changes in the Check Readiness task sequence step in version 2002.


Update information for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager current branch, version 2002

Microsoft Download Center

The following hotfix to resolve this problem is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download this hotfix now.

After you download the hotfix, see the following documentation for installation instructions:

Use the Update Registration Tool to import hotfixes to Configuration Manager


To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, version 2002  installed in addition to the following update:

4560496 Update Rollup for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager version 2002

Restart information

You don't have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. 

File information

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.