Symantec endpoint protection not updating antivirus and antispyware protection
You may need to download and run a cleanup utility for your previous security application in order for it to be completely removed.Caution When you remove security programs, your computer is unprotected.Once patches are available and this temporary problem has been corrected by Symantec, details will be posted to this KB article.
The latest ‘Proactive Threat Protection’ and ‘Network Threat Protection’ definitions were released in December 2009, and therefore will not show a January 2010 date.Security Response will continue to provide definitions in this manner as a work around until a permanent solution can be provided.Symantec is aware of this issue and is currently investigating it.If you have problems installing Windows Defender after you remove existing security programs, contact Microsoft Support for Windows Defender in the Security product family.
When Windows Defender or Endpoint Protection detects a potential threat that's hiding inside a compressed file with a file name extension or within a network share, it tries to deal with the threat by quarantining or removing the threat.
System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP) for windows provides antivirus and antispyware protection for users through Microsoft software agreement.