Fixes for Issues with Windows R2 / Windows 7 SP1

Hello everyone.

With SP1 almost ready to be available to the general public, I thought I’d send out a quick e-mail with a couple issues we’re seen and their resolutions.

Issue: RSAT tools will not install after installing SP1

Remediation: The new version of the RSAT tools will be released in April. We have content here:

Issue: Error code 0x800f081f (CBS_E_SOURCE_MISSING)

Remediation: This happens because a non-RTM version of the RSAT tools was installed at one point. Content for this is here:

Issue: Error code 0x800f0a12

Remediation: This happens because automount policy is disabled on the system. Documentation on this is located here: and here:

Jeff Hughes
Senior Support Escalation Engineer
Microsoft Enterprise Platforms Support