Software Center terminates unexpectedly in Configuration Manager current branch, version 1802

Applies to: System Center Configuration Manager (current branch - version 1802)


Consider the following scenario:

  • You have updated to Configuration Manager current branch, version 1802.
  • You have to install a program that is targeted as "User" or "User Group Collection" (not as Device Collection), and the program is available (but not a required program).

In this scenario, after you start to install the program, Software Center (SCClient.exe) terminates unexpectedly. Additionally, an entry for Event 1026 is recorded in the Application log and resembles the following:

Hotfix information for System Center Configuration Manager, version 1802

Microsoft Download Center

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

Download hotfix 4345216 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 update 4163547 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.

File information


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