Hotfix: Deployment fails when deploy a task sequence to a Windows XP in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

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When you tried to deploy task sequence with captured image to a Windows XP machine using Operating System Deployment feature in System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, the deployment fails and you may found the following error in smsts.log file:

CreateProcess failed. Code(0x800700C1) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Command line execution failed (800700C1) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to install boot image.

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to install boot image CCR00004.

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to reboot the system. Error 0x(800700c1) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Failed to initialize a system reboot.

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Fatal error is returned in check for reboot request of the action (Restart in Windows PE).

is not a valid Win32 application. (Error: 800700C1; Source: Windows) TSManager datetime 3048 (0x0BE8)

Solution

To solve this issue install HOTFIX from KB2910552 on the following:

  1. Central Administration sites.
  2. Primary sites.
  3. Administrator consoles.
  4. Clients (Client update package will be created after installing hotfix on site system server).

Finally don’t forget to update Windows PE 3.1 boot images.

Abduljalil Abolzahab

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