SCCM 2012: EndPoint Protection fails to install on Windows 8

If you find SC 2012 EndPoint Protection fail to install on Windows 8, it may be because of a registry key missing. Troubleshooting a Windows 8 Client I read trough C:\windows\ccm\logs\EndpointProtectionAgent.log I found this error

“Failed to get EP event message under registry key SOFTWARE\Microsoft\CCM\EPAgent”

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As a temporary solution I created an empty package with a program running command line: reg add “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Security Client” and deployed this program to my Windows 8 Clients.

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