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Article ID: 968158 - Last Review: July 1, 2009 - Revision: 1.0


When you run the Forefront Security Diagnostic tool (FSCDiag.exe) on a computer that is running Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint, you experience the following symptoms:
  • Information in the tool mentions "Exchange" instead of "SharePoint." For example, you receive the following messages when you run the tool:

    Message 1
    Add Exchange file versions --- Yes(Y)/No(N) ?
    Message 2
    Add Exchange agents.config file --- Yes(Y)/No(N) ?
  • You receive the following error message when you follow the steps in the tool:
    Storing Exchange file version; Can't open registry key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Exchange\Setup


To resolve this problem, install 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.


For more information about how to use the Forefront Security Diagnostic tool, visit the following Microsoft Web site: (

  • Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint
  • Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint Service Pack 2
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