An update is available that lets you add Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 as supported platforms for Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1

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On a computer that is running Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1), you have the following features:
  • Software distribution
  • Software update management
  • Desired configuration management
However, the following products are not listed as supported platforms for these features:
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
Note You do not have to apply this update in order to support a client. You must apply this update only if you want to use the SMS Platforms setting for the software distribution, software update management, and desired configuration management features. However, we recommend that you apply this update.

Update information

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

If the hotfix 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 hotfix.

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 hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


You must have Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 installed to apply this update.

Restart requirement

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

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

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 sizeDateTimePlatform
Update.sqlNot Applicable18,75201-Dec-200802:10Not Applicable
To work around this issue, click to select the This program can run on any platform check box for software distribution program configurations. Then, click to select the All Windows Platforms check box for configuration item configurations.
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Article ID: 974013 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 04:03:50 - Revision: 3.0

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