Install the hotfix that is provided in this article before you install the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client. This hotfix should be installed to all site servers. Click Hotfix download available in the beginning of this article to obtain this hotfix.
Note System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 now includes hotfix 2801987. If you install System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 by using media that you obtained on or after January 25, 2013, you do not have to install the hotfix that is described in this Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article.
Use Windows Update to install the following updates before you install the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client:
Update 2756872 for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
Update 2749655 for Windows that are earlier than Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
This issue occurs because the MicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi file is signed with a digital certificate that does not have the proper timestamp attributes. Microsoft Security Advisory 2749665 has more information on this certificate issue.
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this hotfix 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.