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Enterprise Mobility + Security

Now Available: Update for Windows Phone 8.1 Extension and Hotfixes

Author: Cory Ferro, Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility Two critical issues were recently discovered that impact customers who use Microsoft Intune with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager or System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1. Issue 1: The first issue occurs when the Configuration Data replication group reinitializes.  When this happens, for a period...

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Issues Reported with MS13-052 (KB2840628) and Configuration Manager

Updated 8/22/2013 – The MS13-052 update published under KB 2840628 has been revised to include the fix for the issues reported below.  New installations of MS13-052 as of August 13, 2013 will no longer require the aditional standalone hotfix KB 2872041. Updated 7/29/2013 – Hotfix available We have confirmed a few different issues with the...

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Hotfix Available for Invalid Software Updates

If you are a Configuration Manager 2007 customer, we recognize you might have concerns about the impact of recent changes to Microsoft Update. These changes were introduced by either the application of the WSUS update KB 2734608, or by back-end Microsoft Update processes. For many Configuration Manager 2007 customers, this resulted in redownloading and redistributing...

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New cumulative update servicing model for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

With the release of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, the Configuration Manager Sustained Engineering team has moved to a new servicing model for product updates. Instead of individual hotfixes, there will be regularly released cumulative updates. This new approach will reduce confusion about which fixes to apply, and provide a consistent approach to Configuration Manager...

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R3 Client Computers Fail to Load Power Management Policy

[Brian Huneycutt provides today’s blog post] An issue with the client patch process was recently discovered, which might lead to Configuration Manager 2007 R3 clients failing to load power policy. Affected clients are those that have applied the Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 prerequisite hotfix for R3 (KB977384) followed by any of the later client hotfixes...

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Announcement: Some Configuration Manager SP1 hotfixes have been re-released for Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2

[Today’s post is provided by Yvette O’Meally] The Configuration Manager Sustained Engineering team has re-released a number of Configuration Manager SP1 hotfixes due to a problem with the hotfix installer’s ability to detect Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2.  This will cause Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 hotfixes to fail to install on those...

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Automatically applying hotfixes to the Configuration Manager 2007 client during installation

[Today’s post is provided by Brian Huneycutt] There has been some confusion lately over a little known feature in Configuration Manager 2007: the ability to automatically apply hotfixes to the client during initial install by creating a ClientPatch folder on the site server.  As it turns out, this little known feature was little known for...

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