Had a problem with sccm 2012 client installation today,it keeps generating error code 1638 from ccmsetup.log . File C:\Windows\ccmsetup\{181D79D7-1115-4D96-8E9B-5833DF92FBB4}\client.msi installation failed. Error text: ExitCode: 1638 Use ctrl+L to find the error code description for 1638, it says “Another version of this product is already installed. Installation of this version cannot continue. To configure or remove…

During month of March 2014,Microsoft released first Cumulative Update CU1 for Configmgr 2012 R2 and now ,Microsoft released 2nd Cumulative Update CU2 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 with lot of fixes,powershell changes and some of them been modified. This Update (Cumulative Update 2) Replaces Cumulative Update 1 .If you have not installed R2…

Its always painful to check via reports for specific application if an assigned application successfully installed for Computer or User ,especially for GSD/helpdesk guys as they are the first point of contact for basic troubleshooting and they cannot always browse to default reports for such information and there is no straight report to give this…

Question from configmgr forum :Query for disk space <500 MB on all servers last scan plus last 10 history scans. History of disk space information is stored in v_HS_LOGICAL_DISK ,where as the current information is stored inv_GS_LOGICAL_DISK . By Default,when you query v_HS_LOGICAL_DISK ,it gives you information with all the existing rows but how do…

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SCCM Configmgr 2012 Hardware Inventory Error class name not found in the mapping table mp_hinv.log

working on some Inventory Customizations.I need to get some registry information into Configmgr Database.For this,I have to do MOF changes to both configuration.mof and hardware inventory from Default Client settings. How to get the MOF Syntax ? I have used mark’s Regkey2mof tool .This tool will provide you both configuration.mof and clientsettings mof . with…
SCCM Configmgr 2012 SSRS Dashboard Client Health Summary Report

Another Configmgr 2012 SSRS Report that brings Client Health Summary.This time,it will be a dashboard instead normal SSRS report.Dashboard is nice way to display multiple reports into one report.Dashboard reports are very helpful if you want to monitor the information about client health (mainly the Count),client hardware/software,operating system,IE versions etc.You can also link all these…