HOTFIX: "Install Application" task sequence fails with Error code 80004005 in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

download533Consider the following scenario:

– You install a Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1) primary site server.

– You use the Install Application task sequence step to install two applications by using the Install applications according to dynamic variable list setting.

– You create a deployment for the sequence and then deploy the sequence to the target collection.

In this scenario, the task sequence fails. Additionally, the following error is logged in the Smsts.log file:

Error code: 0x80004005

There is a new downloadable hotfix available for this issue and you can get all the details here:

KB2837395  – "Install Application" task sequence fails with Error code 80004005 in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2837395)

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

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