Installing ForeFront 2010 on Windows 8 or Server 2012

After my earlier post on ForeFront EndPoint Protection I managed to get several updates from Microsoft to allow it to function but this left me without a working installer for new systems. After ready the patch notes on the hotfixes I found the update responsible for the client (¬†FEP2010-Update-Rollup-KB2551095-x64-ENU.exe) and managed to find the installer […]

Uninstalling ForeFront 2010 from Server 2012 after server upgrade

After doing several installations of Server 2012 on Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 servers I became convinced that I should migrate the entire internal serverpark to 2012. I ran into several issues (which I will post later on) but most annoyingly of all is ForeFront 2010 on the servers. Note: Microsoftsoft has, since creation […]

Problem Installing FEP Client (0x80070645)

Cross-posting some of my findings I also posted in I’ve been having the same problem with several servers. I have found that uninstalling FCS can sometimes be a pain. If you open your REGEDIT and find the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products folder and here search for ForeFront you will find the 2 installations from ForeFront. NOTE: This […]