Have SCCM 2007 ? Worried About Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 management ? Don’t Be 🙂

Yepp !! Those who are still running SCCM 2007 R2 + subsequent versions can still Manage Windows 8.1 and Windows 2012 R2 with their Versions of SCCM . However there are some restrictions  Like you cannot do OSD .


Features that are supported are :

  • Software distribution
  • Software update management
  • Desired configuration management

Well !! To achieve this all you have do to is :  Download and apply this hotfix :



To apply this hotfix, you must have System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 installed.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Note We recommend that you close Configuration Manager Administration Console before you apply this update package.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previously released update.