The reference computer does not restart after you capture an operating system image in System Center Configuration Manager version 1702

Applies to: System Center Configuration Manager (current branch - version 1702)


After you capture an operating system image from an existing reference computer, the computer does not restart as expected after the prepare and capture task sequence steps are completed.

Hotfix information for System Center Configuration Manager, version 1702

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This hotfix is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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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

Installation instructions

After the update is installed on site servers, any operating system boot images should be updated. To update boot images, follow these steps:

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, click Software Library.

  2. In the Software Library workspace, expand Operating Systems, and then click Boot Images.

  3. Select the boot image that you want to update.

  4. Right-click and then select Update Distribution Points.

    Note This action updates all distribution points. It may have an adverse effect on environments that contain many distribution points.

  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for all boot images that were previously distributed.

For more information about how to update boot images, see the Manage Boot Images with System Center Configuration Manager topic in the Configuration Manager documentation.


You must have Update rollup for System Center Configuration Manager current branch, version 1702 installed to apply this hotfix.

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.