Editing reports in Configuration Manager may fail when Internet Explorer is not the default browser
When attempting to edit reports in the Administrator Console on a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Site Server you may receive the following error:
Application cannot be started. Contact the application vendor.
When attempting to edit reports from the ConfigMgr console installed on a client computer, the action may fail with the following error:
Cannot download the application. The application is missing required files. Contact application vendor for assistance.
To resolve this issue, install a supported browser and set it as the default. For a list of supported browsers and limitations for your version of SQL Server, please see the following:
SQL Server 2008: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms156511(v=sql.100).aspx
SQL Server 2008 R2: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms156511(v=sql.105).aspx
SQL Server 2012: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms156511(v=sql.110).aspx
The following article lists the SQL Server versions that are supported by System Center 2012 Configuration Manager:
configmgr 2012 cm2012 cm12
Article ID: 2788371 - Last Review: 12/04/2012 16:42:00 - Revision: 1.0