Introduction

This article describes an update that enables the Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 client to support 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 applies to the stand-alone Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 client.

Resolution

Update information

How to obtain this update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1 installed.

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

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, go to 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. 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:

For x86-based versions of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Dw20shared.msi

Not applicable

1,850,368

08-Feb-2012

08:06

Not applicable

Epp.msi

Not applicable

7,094,272

12-Sep-2012

12:56

Not applicable

Eppmanagement.msi

Not applicable

688,128

12-Sep-2012

12:56

Not applicable

Fepclient.msi

Not applicable

872,448

12-Sep-2012

12:56

Not applicable

Setup.exe

4.1.522.0

857,888

12-Sep-2012

09:25

x86

Sqmapi.dll

6.1.7600.16385

196,416

08-Feb-2012

08:06

x86

Windows6.0-kb981889-v2.msu

Not applicable

1,241,780

08-Feb-2012

08:06

Not applicable

Windows6.1-kb981889.msu

Not applicable

907,883

08-Feb-2012

08:06

Not applicable

For x64-based versions of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Dw20shared.msi

Not applicable

2,081,792

08-Feb-2012

08:06

Not applicable

Epp.msi

Not applicable

8,265,728

12-Sep-2012

15:38

Not applicable

Eppmanagement.msi

Not applicable

819,200

12-Sep-2012

15:38

Not applicable

Fepclient.msi

Not applicable

1,011,712

12-Sep-2012

15:38

Not applicable

Setup.exe

4.1.522.0

1,140,496

12-Sep-2012

13:21

x64

Sqmapi.dll

6.1.7600.16385

241,984

08-Feb-2012

08:06

x64

Windows6.0-kb981889-v2.msu

Not applicable

1,909,720

08-Feb-2012

08:06

Not applicable

Windows6.1-kb981889.msu

Not applicable

1,318,677

08-Feb-2012

08:06

Not 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 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 the update applies to Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients that are integrated with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2758685 Update adds Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 support to Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients 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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