JSI Tip 6489. Successive attempts to complete a group policy installation of a service pack may log Event 102?

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 815438 contains the following SYMPTOMS:

If you have already installed a service pack, you may not be able to deploy the same service pack level by using Group Policy and the following event ID 102 message may be logged in Event Viewer:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: Application Management
Event Category: None
Event ID: 102
Date: 3/11/2003
Time: 12:16:47 PM
Computer: Computer name
Description: The install of application Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (1033) from policy SP3 Install failed. The error was Fatal error during installation.

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