A post-CU3 update is available for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

An update is available to address issues that were discovered after the release of Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1).
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Issues that are fixed

Note These issues do not affect Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Issue 1

The SQL Update part of the Cumulative Update 3 installation fails when the date format on the instance of Microsoft SQL Server is defined in the DD/MM/YYYY format.

Additionally, the CM12-SP1CU3-KB2882125-X64-ENU.log file contains entries that resemble the following:

Msg 242, Level 16, State 3, Procedure #SP_CICategoryInstance_00065D65, Line 20
The conversion of a varchar data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range value.
The statement has been terminated.

Note The overall installation of the cumulative update is complete and has a warning status.

Issue 2

The All Windows RT and All Windows RT 8.1 Preview entries should not appear in the supported platform list for new configuration items.

Issue 3

Task sequences that contain Windows 8.1 as a condition on the Options tab generate an exception when they are changed or accessed. Details of the exception are displayed in text that resembles the following:

Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.

How to obtain the update

A supported update is available from Microsoft Support. However, this update is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this update only to systems that are experiencing the problems described in this article. This update might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this update.

If the update is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the update.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific update. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which this update is available. If you do not see your language, it is because an update is not available for that language.

Installation information

This hotfix applies to Central Administration sites, primary sites, secondary sites, and administrator consoles.


To apply this update, you must have Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 installed.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Note We recommend that you close the Configuration Manager Administrator Console before you install this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previous update.

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.

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Configmgr2012adminui-sp1-kb2894539-i386.mspNot applicable76,446,20831-Aug-201322:15
Update.sqlNot applicable679,93631-Aug-201322:15

See the terminology Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

Article ID: 2894539 - Last Review: 11/27/2013 13:42:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

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