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Cannot upgrade System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 SP1 to 2012 R2

Problem When you try to run the installer for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 to upgrade from 2012 SP1, it fails with the following error message in the setup log. INFO: Setup detected an existing Configuration Manager installation. Currently installed version is 7711~ This is stating that you have a pre-SP1 build and cannot continue, even though later in the setup log, it reports: INFO: Configuration Manager Build Number = 7958  which indicates that you are running a later build of 2012 SP1 (including CU5). Reason If you search the registry for string '7711', you should come upon keys in HKLM - SOFTWARE - Microsoft - SMS - Setup with the following data. This tells us that the Admin Console is installed on this server is on a release older than 2012 SP1, however if we check the installed program details in Windows Programs & Features, we see the following:   Solution The solution is to either remove the Admin Console from your server or manually update the registry key ...

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Cloud Communications on the Horizon

Why should I be considering cloud communications? You would have had to be living in a remote wilderness recently to not have heard of Cloud IT services. The concept is familiar to most people these days as a result of wide-stream media publicity by large technology companies, such as Apple, Google and Microsoft. Furthermore, cloud technology services such as file-sharing, data backup and e-mail have been widely adopted by businesses in recent years due to a greater appreciation of the benefits of cloud rental models.  Managed, highly-available technology services, delivered over fast, reliable Internet connectivity is a more practical and economical option, one that is now increasingly favoured over investment in office-based systems with expensive running costs. By comparison, far fewer people are aware that the same approach can be applied to business telephone communications and, in fact, that innovative and highly developed platforms have been available to deliver this for quite some years. ...

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Office 365 - modernise your business

If you have been around the block a bit, and a few of us here at ITbuilder certainly have, then you will have an understanding of how dramatically business technology has changed over the years. Think back to the typewriters and dot-matrix printers of the seventies that were phased out for the ubiquitous, bulky computer terminals of the eighties and early-nineties upon which lines of text (remember green or amber characters on a black background?) evolved into full colour, graphical interfaces with access to this ‘world wide web’ malarkey. Things got a bit more streamlined at the turn of the century with powerful, yet compact, desktop systems and flat screens that came alive with media-rich content. One of the few constants that has remained during this evolution is Microsoft Office, the family name for Word, Excel and PowerPoint later joined by Outlook, adding new and more innovative ways of making businesses more productive. Today’s modern business looks vastly different to that of ju ...

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