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SCCM Installation problems.

Discussion in 'General Microsoft Certifications' started by DWD_DRAYTON, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. DWD_DRAYTON

    DWD_DRAYTON New Member

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    Hi y'all,

    I'm having problems installing SCCM (on VMWare) on a 32 BIT Windows 2003 R2 server.

    I've met all the prerequisites, the checker is happy. Anyway, on checking the log file I can see the installer fails on one component. It reports it cannot find a valid copy of - windowsupdateagent30-x64.exe.

    I am not sure why it is trying to run this file as there is a 32 bit alternative, not sure why it tries to install it. I have even downloaded the latest windowsupdateagent30-x64.exe and placed it in the pre downloaded components folder. It doesn't like it. If I try to run that file manually by double clicking on it I am advised it's not for that version of the OS.

    I've done loads of searching online and have found nothing.

    Any idea's?
     
  2. SimonD

    SimonD Terabyte Poster Moderator

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    Have you tried downloading the updates just via the setup?

    D:\SMSSETUP\BIN\i386\SETUP /download c:\SCCM_SETUP (assuming D is your CD and the SCCM_SETUP folder already needs to exist) should work just fine, it will also give you a chance to troubleshoot easier than having to go through the setup routine all the time.

    Have you checked the log file at the root of the drive as well?
     
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  3. Apexes

    Apexes Gigabyte Poster

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    Which version of SCCM are you trying to install?
     
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  4. Qs

    Qs Semi-Honorary Member Gold Member

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    Install the latest copy of windows update agent from here

    Restart the box

    Re-run setup

    Qs
     
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