Clearing the ConfigMgr (SCCM) client local cache
If you are having issues with any software deployments or catalog deployments not working, it may be that the software you are trying to deploy has already been attempted to be installed and the older version is sat in the cache. It could also be that the files in the cache are corrupt.
To try and fix this, you can empty the cache and try the installation again. To clear the cache, you should do the following:
Go into Control Panel and then go into Configuration Manager.
Once in the Configuration Manager Properties, click the Cache tab:
You then need to activate the setting by clicking the Configure Settings button, you can then click the Delete Files button which will clear the ccmcache located at (by default):
You can also use this page to change the location of your Configuration Manager Client Cache. To do this, just click the Change Location button and select a new location for your client cache.
If you wish to use the old CCMClean.exe tool which will fully uninstall the SCCM Client for you, you can download it using the button below:
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