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April 2013 Office Update Release including an Office Web Apps Server update
Learn about the April 2013 Office Update Release that includes updates for Office, Office Web Apps Server, and SharePoint Products. Updates have been released for Office including an update for Office Web Apps Server. Remember that to apply the Office Web Apps Server update, you must follow the steps...
11 Apr 2013
Office and the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro device — what's supported?
Learn what versions of Office are supported on the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro device and how that device differs from the Surface with Windows RT device for deploying Office. Back in November, we blogged about which versions of Office are supported on Windows 8 and on Surface with Windows...
14 Feb 2013
October 2012 Cumulative Updates for Office and related products are now available
You can now get the October 2012 Cumulative Updates (CUs) packages for Office 2010 , and the 2007 Office system . The CUs also include Office servers and SharePoint products. In these knowledge base articles, you’ll find links for the individual update packages and their descriptions. In addition, there...
16 Nov 2012
Which versions of Office are supported on Windows 8 and on Surface with Windows RT?
Window 8 With the recent launch of Windows 8, you might be asking "Which versions of Office can I deploy to Windows 8 computers?" Well, the following versions of Office are supported on Windows 8 (and on Windows Server 2012, too): Office 2013 Office 2010 Office 2007 If you are considering...
12 Nov 2012
August 2012 Cumulative Update for Office is now available
You can now get the August 2012 Cumulative Updates (CUs) packages for Office 2010 , the 2007 Office system , and Project Server 2010 (released September 14, 2012). The CUs also include Office servers and SharePoint products. In these overall knowledge base articles, you’ll find links for the individual...
25 Sep 2012
The updates list for Office 2007 Service Pack 3 is now available
The Office Sustained Engineering team has released the list of updates that are included in Office 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3). Office 2007 SP3, which was released in October 2011, includes a roll-up of all Public Update (PU) and Cumulative Update (CU) releases since Office 2007 SP2, as well as stability...
12 Dec 2011
Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 is now available
The Office Sustained Engineering team has released Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007. For complete details, including a list of all download and description links to the SP3 packages, see Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 Service Pack 3 Availability . In addition, the links are available...
27 Oct 2011
Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 target date announced
The Office Sustained Engineering team has announced the third Service Pack release for Office 2007 and SharePoint Server 2007. They are targeting a release date within calendar Q4 2011. As the release date approaches, we will share more about the exact timing. For more information, see the announcement...
6 Oct 2011
Having problems uninstalling Office 2010, 2007, or 2003 from the Control Panel? Use the Fix it Tool
To ensure that your Office 2010 installation works smoothly and efficiently, we recommend that before installing Office 2010, you uninstall any earlier versions of Office that may still reside on your computer. If you find that uninstalling these versions cannot be done effectively from the Control Panel...
21 Apr 2011
Office File Validation for Office 2003 and Office 2007
Office File Validation, a Microsoft Office 2010 security feature, is now available for both Office 2003 and Office 2007. We strongly recommend that Office File Validation be applied to all computers that use Office 2003 and Office 2007. However, Office File Validation, in combination with Protected View...
12 Apr 2011
Personal Archive with Outlook 2007 + Exchange 2010
As you may have heard/read, Exchange 2010 Personal Archive support is now available in Outlook 2007 as part of the Office 2007 Cumulative Update for February 2011 . The Microsoft Exchange Team Blog post Yes Virginia, there is Exchange 2010 archive support in Outlook 2007 covers how Personal Archive works...
25 Feb 2011
Important update about Exchange 2010 Personal Archives support in Outlook 2007
In case you haven’t seen the Exchange Team’s Blog post on this topic...we've found an issue in Exchange 2010 Personal Archives support for Outlook 2007 in the December 2010 Cumulative Update for Office 2007, which may result in users being unable to access their archive mailbox. The fix...
2 Feb 2011
Office 2010 Support Comes to the User State Migration Tool
Brian Shiers [MSFT]
Today Microsoft has released an update bringing Microsoft Office 2010 migration support to User State Migration Tool (USMT) 4.0. USMT 4.0, with the latest update, now supports the following Office migration scenarios: Office Upgrade Scenarios OS Migration Scenarios ...
2 Feb 2011
Issues with the recent update for Outlook 2007
On Tuesday, December 14, we released an update (KB2412171) for Microsoft Outlook 2007. We have discovered several issues with the update and want to inform you about problems you might encounter and what corrective steps we recommend. As of December 16, this Outlook 2007 update has been removed from...
19 Dec 2010
How to determine which 2007 Office system languages are installed
If you need to determine the version of the installed 2007 Office language packs you can use one of the following methods. Control Panel To determine the version of the installed language pack in Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows Server 2008: 1. Click Start , and then click Control Panel...
1 Apr 2010
ORK 2007 books now on Amazon
Do you ever wish you could order up content from the Office Resource Kit in a professionally bound format? Well now you can! Our downloadable books for Office 2007 deployment and administration are now also available on Amazon.com. Find them, along with other great books about Office, in the Office...
17 Dec 2009
Security updates for November 2009
On Tuesday, November 10 th , 2009, Microsoft released security updates for Microsoft Office products to address 11 security vulnerabilities in two security bulletins. The security updates apply to the following Office products: · Microsoft Office Excel 2002 , Excel 2003 , Excel 2007 , Excel Viewer...
12 Nov 2009
Security updates for October 2009
On Tuesday, October 13th, 2009, Microsoft released security updates for Microsoft Office products to address 11 security vulnerabilities in two security bulletins. The security updates apply to the following Office products: · Microsoft Office XP , Office 2003 , and the 2007 Microsoft Office system...
15 Oct 2009
Updates for Outlook Junk E-mail Filters September 2009
On September 2nd, 2009, Microsoft released updates to the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk E-mail Filters. The updates provide the Junk E-mail Filter in Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk...
10 Sep 2009
2007 Office system: Resource Centers for IT administrators
If you are an IT administrator who manages Office desktops in your organization, you will find consolidated resources in the following 2007 Office Resource Centers: Deployment - Learn about the 2007 Office system changes in Setup architecture, language-neutral design, and customization model, and...
8 Sep 2009
2007 Office ribbon and toolbar learning resources
The Office team has just launched the Office 2007 ribbon and toolbar portal (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/FX102774021033.aspx) to help users discover the learning resources and tools available for the ribbon and toolbar. The portal highlights features in an easy-to-scan format by products...
10 Jul 2009
Office 2007 installed on retail computers is usually a trial version
Andrea Bichsel - MSFT
From time to time, we receive comments on our articles asking a variant of the question, “Where is my product key?” These comments are typically from retail customers whose trial version of Office 2007 has expired and is now asking them for a product key to continue using it. Many customers try the product...
8 Jul 2009
Register Office 2007 file format MIME types on servers
Andrea Bichsel - MSFT
In order for servers to recognize the new file formats in the 2007 Office system, you will need to register the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types for each new file type. If the MIME types are not registered, servers will detect the new file formats as ZIP archives. MIME types are automatically...
30 Jun 2009
Assessment tools cheat sheet
If you're in the process of planning an Office deployment, have a look at the newly published article Assessment tools for the 2007 Office system ( http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154575 ). Please let us know what you think & if you find it helpful! We'll plan to have something similar for...
10 Jun 2009
Office Update and Office Update Inventory Tool Version 2.2 support ends in August, 2009
Beginning August 1, 2009, Microsoft will discontinue support for the Office Update Web site (at http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/FX101859091033.aspx). Customers can access functionality equivalent to the Office Update site by using the Microsoft Update Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink...
8 Jun 2009
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