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Introduction

This article describes an update that adds Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 client support to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

After you install this update, you can install the Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 client on a computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012.

Note This update only applies to Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients that are integrated with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have the following products installed:
  • System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1

    For more information about Update Rollup 1 for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2551095 Update Rollup 1 for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer to apply this update.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Additional information

This update brings the antimalware client version to 4.1.0522.0. You can find the version information by clicking About on the Help menu of the Endpoint Protection client user interface.

File information

The English (United States) version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 file information

For x86-based versions of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Commonconstants.dll2.1.1116.11026,23201-Jul-201102:15x86
Commonsetuputils.dll2.1.1116.11068,23201-Jul-201102:15x86
Fep2010su1-fepext-kb2758685-x86-enu.mspNot applicable25,153,53601-Jul-201102:15Not applicable
Fepinstall.exe4.1.522.025,078,24820-Sep-201200:06x86
Fepregistrator.exe2.1.1116.110121,46401-Jul-201102:15x86
For x64-based versions of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Commonconstants.dll2.1.1116.11026,23201-Jul-201102:15x86
Commonsetuputils.dll2.1.1116.11068,23201-Jul-201102:15x86
Fep2010su1-fepext-kb2758685-amd64-enu.mspNot applicable25,153,53601-Jul-201102:15Not applicable
Fepinstall.exe4.1.522.025,078,24820-Sep-201200:06x86
Fepregistrator.exe2.1.1116.110121,46401-Jul-201102:15x86
Note Because of dependencies, some other files may be updated. However, the binaries of these files are not changed.

Client update

This update includes a new version of the Forefront Endpoint Protection Configuration Manager deployment package. For more information about how to deploy the client update, see the "Installing FEP 2010 Update Rollup 1" TechNet article that is described in the "References" section.

The Forefront Endpoint Protection deployment package installs the FepInstall.exe file that is listed in the tables earlier in this article. FepInstall.exe contains several .msi files, which are listed in the following tables. The English version of these packages has the file attributes that are listed in the following tables:

x86
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dw20shared.msiNot applicable1,850,36808-Feb-201208:06Not applicable
Epp.msiNot applicable7,094,27212-Sep-201212:56Not applicable
Eppmanagement.msiNot applicable688,12812-Sep-201212:56Not applicable
Fepclient.msiNot applicable872,44812-Sep-201212:56Not applicable
Setup.exe4.1.522.0857,88812-Sep-201209:25x86
Sqmapi.dll6.1.7600.16385196,41608-Feb-201208:06x86
Windows6.0-kb981889-v2.msuNot applicable1,241,78008-Feb-201208:06Not applicable
Windows6.1-kb981889.msuNot applicable907,88308-Feb-201208:06Not applicable
x64
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Dw20shared.msiNot applicable2,081,79208-Feb-201208:06Not applicable
Epp.msiNot applicable8,265,72812-Sep-201215:38Not applicable
Eppmanagement.msiNot applicable819,20012-Sep-201215:38Not applicable
Fepclient.msiNot applicable1,011,71212-Sep-201215:38Not applicable
Setup.exe4.1.522.01,140,49612-Sep-201213:21x64
Sqmapi.dll6.1.7600.16385241,98408-Feb-201208:06x64
Windows6.0-kb981889-v2.msuNot applicable1,909,72008-Feb-201208:06Not applicable
Windows6.1-kb981889.msuNot applicable1,318,67708-Feb-201208:06Not applicable

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

For more information about how to install a System Center Configuration Manager 2007 hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2477182 System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Hotfix Installation Guidance
For more information about how to deploy the client update, go to the following Microsoft TechNet website:
How to install Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2758685 - Last Review: November 12, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
Keywords: 
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