Some inventory scans fail on Windows 8

  • 7012679
  • 23-Jun-2013
  • 28-Oct-2013


Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2 Inventory
Microsoft Windows 8


Sometimes the first inventory scan for Windows 8 devices does not run

Occasionally other inventory scans for Windows 8 devices do not run


This is fixed in version 11.2.4 - see KB 7012027 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.4 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at


Colw32 is taking too long to complete,  and the inventory collector gracefully stops executing