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Article ID: 2780435 - Last Review: November 13, 2013 - Revision: 4.0

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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.

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Update information

How to obtain this update

This update is available from Windows Update (http://update.microsoft.com/) .

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  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/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
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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
For x64-based versions of Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
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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 deploy the client update, go to the following Microsoft TechNet website:
How to install Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1 (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh211540.aspx)
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  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/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  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010
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