Error received when you deploy a security template together with an unattended installation of Windows Server 2003 R2: "-2147467259"

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SYMPTOMS
You try to deploy a security template. To do this, you use the Scwcmd.exe tool in an unattended installation of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2. However, the installation fails, and you receive the following error message:
-2147467259


Note Scwcmd.exe is the command-line tool of the Security Configuration Wizard.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, install the hotfix that is mentioned in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
931296 Error received when you deploy a security template together with an unattended installation of Windows Server 2003 R2: "-2147467259"
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Properties

Article ID: 929759 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 08:36:33 - Revision: 2.4

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
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