Yvette O’Meally just posted a note about the release of some updated hotfixes for Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2. If you’re trying to install some hotfixes on either of these platforms and got "This KB###### is for a different hardware platform” errors then you’ll want to check this out:
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 operating systems even though they are applicable.
To continue reading see Announcement: Some Configuration Manager SP1 hotfixes have been re-released for Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2 on the Configuration Manager product team blog.
J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer