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You receive a warning message when you try to uninstall Forefront Security for SharePoint hotfixes

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Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint.
  • You have installed hotfixes for Forefront Security for SharePoint on this computer.
  • You successfully uninstall Forefront Security for SharePoint.
In this scenario, when you try to uninstall a Forefront Security for SharePoint hotfix, you receive the following warning message:
Setup detected the following programs on your computer:
<Several Security and Operation System specific hotfixes that are not related to Forefront for SharePoint are listed.>
If KB <#> is removed, these programs might not run properly. Do you want to continue?
Note "KB <#>" refers to the number of the hotfix that you are trying to remove.
To resolve this problem, install Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint Service Pack 3 (SP3). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
967995 Description of Forefront Security for SharePoint with Service Pack 3
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
FSSP SP3 unable uninstall hotfixes

Article ID: 968112 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 09:58:26 - Revision: 2.0

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