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This article describes an antimalware platform update package for clients of the following Endpoint Protection platforms:

  • Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection

  • System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

This package updates System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP) client services, drivers, and UI components, and it replaces the following update:

3036437 February 2015 anti-malware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients


Update information

In addition to the changes that were made in update 3036437, this revision also contains the following updates:

  • Removes potential incompatibilities between System Center Endpoint Protection and Windows Defender when both are installed on a Windows 8.1-based computer.

  • Prompts the user to restart the computer if affected files are in use during the installation process.

Microsoft regularly releases antimalware platform updates to guarantee consistency in protection, performance, robustness, and usability in a malware landscape that is constantly changing. This update package is dated February 2015. 

How to obtain this update

This update is available from Microsoft Update.

Antimalware platform updates for System Center 2012 R2 clients, System Center 2012 clients, and Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients are available from Microsoft Update.

Update replacement information

This update replaces update 3036437, the February 2015 antimalware platform update for Endpoint Protection clients.

Version information

This update brings the antimalware client version to To find the version information, click About on the Help menu of the Endpoint Protection client UI.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection

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Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

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