Beiträge von
Philip Kronheim

Expertenwissen von Philip Kronheim

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System Center Configuration Manager v1511 to v1602 upgrade issue

This is a quick one as I wanted to update my System Center Configuration Manager v1511 to v1602.

I encountered the well-known behavior of having the “Configuration Manager 1602” Update in state “Downloading” without any progress.

The common workaround is mentioned in the Description of said update but simply restarting the SMS_EXECUTIVE service did not do the trick for me.

I had a look at my dmpdownloader.log file in which the following error was being logged:
Failed to call AdminUIContenDownload.error = Invalid pointer

So what to do,

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System Center Configuration Manager v1511 to v1602 upgrade issue

This is a quick one as I wanted to update my System Center Configuration Manager v1511 to v1602.

I encountered the well-known behavior of having the “Configuration Manager 1602” Update in state “Downloading” without any progress.

The common workaround is mentioned in the Description of said update but simply restarting the SMS_EXECUTIVE service did not do the trick for me.

I had a look at my dmpdownloader.log file in which the following error was being logged:
Failed to call AdminUIContenDownload.error = Invalid pointer

So what to do,

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Windows 10 Enterprise Serie – Windows Business Store

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1.1 Introduction

The Windows Store is a feature that has first been introduced with Windows 8.

Most customers simply deactivated the store functionality via Group Policy as, although somewhat popular in the consumer market, was lacking some essential business related functionalities.

As the name already indicates, the newly released “Windows 10: Store for Business” might have some business related improvements up its sleeve.