Back in June we blogged about an issue where the SMS 2003 SP3 Add/Remove Programs reports may cause a CPU Spike and/or SQL Timeout and we mentioned that a fix was being developed.  Well, the fix is now available  - for details please review KB939872.

Note that you can request this hotfix via our new hotfix request web submission form at  Just fill out the info and you'll get an email with a link.

If you're looking for the original post regarding this issue see

J.C. Hornbeck