front-end service on OCS 2007 fails

WRAR-Admin
WRAR-Admin used Ask the Experts™
on
Recently, MS released KB974571 which broke the front end service on OCS 2007.
If KB974571 is uninstalled, front-end starts without error.. If KB974571 is reinstalled, the service hangs..
Is there a work-around if KB974571 IS installed?
Comment
Watch Question

Do more with

Expert Office
EXPERT OFFICE® is a registered trademark of EXPERTS EXCHANGE®
Microsoft does not yet have a fix..
Just got off phone with OCS team.. Fix will be available soon
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/974571 
Known issues that affect this security update
Services that are required by Communications Server are not started after you install this update and then restart a computer that is running any of the following versions of Communications Server:
Live Communications Server 2005 (LCS)
Live Communications Server 2005 SP1
Office Communications Server 2007 Enterprise edition (OCS)
Office Communications Server 2007 Standard edition
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Enterprise edition
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Standard edition
Office Communicator 2007 Evaluation version only*
Office Communicator 2007 R2 Evaluation version only*
*The licensed production version of this application is not affected by this known issue. Only Office Communicator clients that are in their 180-day evaluation period are affected by this issue.

Do more with

Expert Office
Submit tech questions to Ask the Experts™ at any time to receive solutions, advice, and new ideas from leading industry professionals.

Start 7-Day Free Trial