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  • Yes, Office 2007 SP2 is supported on Win XP SP2 too

    The system requirements on the download page for the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 (SP2) lists Windows XP Service Pack 3...but that's because that is the latest and greatest for Windows XP. Windows XP SP2 supports Office 2007 SP2. Just note...
  • Microsoft Office 2000 extended support ends in July, 2009

    Microsoft Office Sustained Engineering has announced that extended support for Microsoft Office 2000 will end on July 14, 2009. Office 2000 patches published on or before July 14, 2009 will remain on the Microsoft Download Center (
  • Security updates for May 2009

    On Tuesday, May 12th, 2009, Microsoft released 7 security updates for Office. The updates address security issues described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-017: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office PowerPoint Could Allow Remote Code Execution (967340...