This article describes an anti-malware platform update package for the following clients on the Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 operating systems:
- Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Endpoint Protection Service Pack 1 (SP1) clients
- Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection Service Pack 2 (SP2) clients
- Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 clients
- System Center Configuration Manager, current branch
This anti-malware platform update improves security-related features for Endpoint Protection.
Microsoft regularly releases anti-malware 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 2017.
Anti-malware platform updates for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 are typically delivered through updates to Windows Defender. This specific issue only affects those Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 computers managed by Endpoint Protection.
How to obtain this update
This update does not affect the anti-malware client version displayed under About on the Help menu of the Endpoint Protection client user interface.