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Auto-enrollment is not triggered when you try to use Certutil.exe on a Windows XP-based computer

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SYMPTOMS
When you try to use Certutil.exe on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, auto-enrollment is not triggered.
CAUSE
This behavior occurs when you copy Certutil.exe and the supporting binaries from the following operating systems to Windows XP:
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
RESOLUTION
The only version of Certutil.exe that Windows XP supports is available in the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administration Pack. To download the Windows Server 2003 Administration Pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

If you have update 907247 installed on Windows XP SP2, the version of Certutil.exe that supports the -pulse command is available in the SP1 version of the Windows Server 2003 Administration Pack. To download it, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
MORE INFORMATION
The output is similar to the following:
C:\>certutil -pulse 402.203.0: 0x80070057 (WIN32: 87): ..CertCli Version 307.5584.0: 0x80070002 (WIN32: 2) CertUtil: -pulse command FAILED: 0x80070002 (WIN32: 2) CertUtil: The system cannot find the file specified. 301.3160.0: 0x80070002 (WIN32: 2) 
certificate enrollment authority issuance pulse impaired
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Article ID: 934576 - Last Review: 12/01/2007 02:04:38 - Revision: 2.3

Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems, Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Web Server 2008

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