SC 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (Hotfix): Windows 8.1 deployment to Windows XP based clients fail.

There is still a lot of XP Clients around. Many Companies are doing “last minute” migrations these days. In System Center 2012, R2 Configuration Manager there is a bug that prevents you from deploying Windows 8.1 to a Windows XP-based computer.


Deployment fails, SMSTS.LOG show: “TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)”.


Microsoft has released a hotfix, get it here:


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