Multiple clients showing as NOT INSTALLED in SCCM

  • Multiple clients showing as NOT INSTALLED in SCCM

    Posted by Roddy Gelberty on 28 September 2020 at 1:15 pm

    After updating my Operating System image recently most of the newly built devices are showing with a “NOT INSTALLED” status. Any ideas?

    • I’ve already done the following.
    • Reinstalled the SCCM client.
    • Checked the boundaries.
    • Tried the old Windows Image and it works well.

    Appreciate your help.

    Roddy Gelberty replied 3 years, 5 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Roddy Gelberty

    Member
    28 September 2020 at 1:48 pm

    Try this. Let me know if it works.

    stop-service ccmexec -Confirm:$true -Force
    Move-Item -Path "$($env:SystemDrive)\windows\smsconf.ini" -Destination  "$($env:SystemDrive)\windows\smsconf.ini.old"
    get-childitem cert:/localmachine/sms -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue| remove-item -Force -Confirm:$true
    start-service ccmexec -Confirm:$true
    
  • Roddy Gelberty

    Member
    30 September 2020 at 12:01 pm

    Miracle worker. That script worked perfectly. Creating a Group Policy start-up script to run the script on affected computers.
    As always you folks at OSD365 are super helpful.

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DCOM hardening issue.

This application fails to authenticate with WMI on the SCCM server because Microsoft has not yet hardened DCOM on their Windows Preinstallation Environment. We are working on a different approach, but it will only be released during the first quarter of 2024. But until that time, the only workaround will be to uninstall the update corresponding to KB5004442.