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Installation and Management of FEP 2010

Please note:

FEP 2010 is only available for installation on devices in the DETNSW.WIN domain

The FEP 2010 Installation and Management document is available for Region IT teams and provides.

  • methods of deployment of the FEP client on Windows servers and desktops and associated removal of existing anti virus clients

  • management and monitoring of the FEP clients by nominated Regional personnel via the FEP console

Further information about Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 can be found at

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Antivirus Software for Home Use

Please note that there is no technical support provided for home computers.

Microsoft Security Essentials - Antivirus Software

For home use DEC employees can use Microsoft Security Essentials, which uses the same scan engine as Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP). FEP comes installed on DEC computers with Windows 7.

Please click on the logo below to go to the Microsoft Security Essentials website.

As Microsoft Security Essentials is a free product there are no restrictions on the number of home computers that this software can be used on.

Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection Antivirus (FEP)

Production Installation for all Department of Education Communities Microsoft Windows computers

How to begin the installation

  • Click on the link below to install Forefront Antivirus for windows.

The DET Deployer window will appear.

The process may take up to 15 minutes to install software and configure computer settings

    • You may receive a UAC warning during execution of this installer. This is normal windows behaviour, please choose continue to proceed.
    • At the end of the installation you will be notified of success or failure, and further actions to take if necessary
  • When the process has completed, a dialogue box will ask you to restart this computer

  • Please do not close this window before you receive the “restart the computer” message

Supported Operating Systems

Forefront Endpoint Protection will only install on the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7

  • Windows XP SP2 or higher

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 or higher

Competitive Uninstall

Installing Forefront Endpoint Protection will uninstall any of the below antivirus applications:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11

  • Symantec Corporate Edition 10

  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.5 and 8.7 and its agent

  • Forefront Client Security 1.x and the Operations Manager agent

  • TrendMicro OfficeScan 8 and 10

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