After install of KB971026 for FCS, the full Client package for FCS is re-offered from WSUS

Yesterday Microsoft released KB971026 which is an update to the FCS Antimalware engine.  This update installs successfully without issues.  However, after this update is applied, the initial FCS Client package called “Client Update for Microsoft Forefront Client Security (1.0.1703.0)” on the WSUS server would then be offered to the system.  If the Client Update for Microsoft…

1

Understanding catch-up scans

A catch-up scan is a scan that is initiated because a regularly scheduled Forefront Client Security antimalware scan was missed.  Usually these scheduled scans are missed because the computer was turned off at the scheduled time.  The FCS documentation at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb418896.aspx states: Scheduled malware scans enable you to choose the time of day when the…