HOTFIX: Update adds support for Windows 8-based client computers in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

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Here’s a hotfix for ConfigMgr 2007 that we recently published. This is an update that adds support for Windows 8-based client computers in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2.

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An update is available that adds support for Windows 8-based client computers in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

Additionally, this update adds Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to the supported platform list in the following features:

  • Software distribution
  • Software update management
  • Desired Configuration Management (DCM)

This update also fixes the following issues:

  • Discovery Data Manager (DDM) does not create Client Configuration Requests (CCRs) for Windows 8-based computers that are discovered by using the Active Directory System Discovery.
  • When the system processes a new power profile, the SMS Agent Host service (Ccmexec.exe) or the WMI Provider Host service (Wmiprvse.exe) stops unexpectedly.

For the latest version of this article as well as a link to the hotfix, please see the following:

2750782 – Update adds support for Windows 8-based client computers in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2750782)

J.C. Hornbeck | Knowledge Engineer | Management and Security Division

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