Ever wonder what’s in a definition update?

And what the various files in the update do? And what the different types of udpates are? If you’re reading this, I bet you have. And our friends over on the CSS team have authored a KB article (977939) that answers all those questions. You can find the article here: http://support.microsoft.com/?id=977939 Happy reading!


FCS KB 976668 and 976669 fail to install on Windows 2000 when the installation is run as Local System

We’re tracking an issue where the latest FCS antimalware client update won’t install on Windows 2000 when the installation is run as Local System (i.e. Automatic Updates installing at 3am).   When this issue occurs, the update uninstalls the previous version of the antimalware client, and then tries to install the new version and fails,…


Setting the Collection server during WSUS deployment

Last month in the Client Security blog the Forefront Client Security team announced the availability of a revised installation package, which is available via WSUS. More information about the new installation package is found in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 976669. In that article I wrote a section called WSUS Applicability Logic, which briefly discusses how…