SCCM2012 cLIENT INSTALLATION

i am trynig to install a client manually on wind 7 and wind 8 it gives me an error

setup was not launcheched from ccmsetup.exe please launch from ccmsetup.exe
kastro AbbasiIT consultantAsked:
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Kamran MallikIT Technical EngineerCommented:
The reason why this error may be appearing is because the ccmsetup.exe is missing from "c:\it_software\techtoolkit\SCCM\SCCMclient" folder. If it is then please copy 'ccmsetup.exe' to this location. ccmsetup.exe should be located in the setup installation folder.

Let me know how you get on.
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kastro AbbasiIT consultantAuthor Commented:
what this path and whre it should be on server or on client
c:\it_software\techtoolkit\SCCM\SCCMclient"  as i said i am not able to install the client at all once i run the setup on client machine after some moments the pop up window came with message
Setup was not launched from CcmSetup.exe.Please run CcmSetup.exe to install Config mgr Client

and in event viewer th event ID appear is "25502"
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Kamran MallikIT Technical EngineerCommented:
I just had the same error as I am installing the same on quite a few PCs in my office and am having to do the same thing. This location is on the client.
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Kamran MallikIT Technical EngineerCommented:
Or the location may be c:\it_software\techtoolkit\SCCM\SCCMclient\setup.
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kastro AbbasiIT consultantAuthor Commented:
but in my case there is no path like this

as it is complete fresh installation even no SCCM folder as i have never installed the client on it before
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Kamran MallikIT Technical EngineerCommented:
OK. Try the following:

1) ensure windows updates is completely up to date.
2) Restart laptop
3) Log on as domain admin or local admin
4) Ensure your c drive is not hidden and you have access
5) Check in program and features if their is any relation to SCCM installed. If it is then uninstall
5) Run as administrator.

Let me know once you have tried.
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kastro AbbasiIT consultantAuthor Commented:
did all this still same result
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Kamran MallikIT Technical EngineerCommented:
Does it work on other laptops or is this the first laptop you have tried. Are you able to browse to your SCCM server and particularly to "\\YourSCCMServerName\C$\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Configuration Manager\Client\" and see if ccmsetup.exe is there.
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kastro AbbasiIT consultantAuthor Commented:
I figured out the prob and solution is as below

just try to install by the command as it is

ccmsetup.exe /mp:SCCMSERVER /logon SMSSITECODE=AUTO

and cheers you ll be out of this fuss
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Kamran MallikIT Technical EngineerCommented:
No worries. I will know now in case I have the same problem.
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kastro AbbasiIT consultantAuthor Commented:
as i found the solution myself
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