Installation error 0x800b0101 on SCCM 2012 SP1 client

systemcenterThe following error is logged in the Ccmsetup.log file when you install the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client:

Couldn’t verify ‘C:WINDOWSccmsetupMicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi’ authenticode signature. Return code 0x800b0101

Cause

This issue occurs because the MicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi file is signed with a digital certificate that does not have the proper timestamp attributes. Microsoft Security Advisory 2749665 has more information on this certificate issue.

Solution

Method1

Install the hotfix that is provided in this article before you install the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client. This hotfix should be installed to all site servers. Click Hotfix download available in the beginning of this article to obtain this hotfix.

Note System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 now includes hotfix 2801987. If you install System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 by using media that you obtained on or after January 25, 2013, you do not have to install the hotfix that is described in this Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article.

Method 2

Use Windows Update to install the following updates before you install the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 client:

  • Update 2756872 for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
  • Update 2749655 for Windows that are earlier than Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Download

Download the hotfix here at the Microsoft website.

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