KB: Windows Phone 8.1 users can install two versions of the Company Portal

When Windows Phone 8.1 users try to install the Company Portal from the Microsoft Store in enterprises that manage both Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices, they may see the signed version of the Company Portal as an available app in addition to the regular Store version. This can cause Windows Phone 8.1…


HOTFIX: The SMS Agent Host service on a client computer exits unexpectedly in ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

The Systems Management Server (SMS) Agent Host service on a client computer exits unexpectedly during the processing of task sequences in an environment that is running Cumulative Update 5 for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1). This problem occurs because of a change in Cumulative Update 5 that causes the task…


Now Available: February 2015 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection Clients

Microsoft has a new anti-malware platform update package available for the following clients: – Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection clients – System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Service Pack 1 (SP1) clients – Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients These packages update Endpoint Protection client services, drivers and UI components. For all…


Now available: Cumulative Update 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Cumulative Update 4 (CU4) for ConfigMgr 2012 R2 is now available for download. For information on the issues that have been fixed as well as instructions on how to obtain the update, please see the following: KB3026739 – Description of Cumulative Update 4 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3026739) J.C. Hornbeck | Solution…


HOTFIX: Device policies are removed unexpectedly in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

When you remove a user who is assigned to a primary device in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (ConfigMgr 2012 SP1), all policies that are assigned to the device are removed. This issue occurs even when there are other users who are assigned to the device. For additional details regarding this…