Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2 (SP2)

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    Service Pack 2 provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.
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      37.2 MB

      KB Articles: KB953331

        Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2 (SP2) provides customers with the latest updates to Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats. This download includes two types of fixes:
        • Previously unreleased fixes that were made specifically for this service pack.
          • In addition to general product fixes, this includes improvements in stability, performance, and security.
          • You can find out more information in Knowledge Base Article 953331, where product-specific changes are described.
        • All of the Public Updates, Security Updates, Cumulative Updates, and Hotfixes released through February 2009.

        Before installing this service pack, you are strongly encouraged to read 953331, which describes some big improvements introduced by SP2, and also calls out some important information that you should be aware of before installing.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 3

        Service Pack 2 will update the following:
        • Microsoft® Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint® 2007 File Formats
      • To install this update, do one of the following:
        • Use Microsoft Update (recommended).
          • Microsoft Update consolidates all updates into one location and offers you only those that affect your particular system.
        • Install this update manually.
          • Download the file by clicking the Download button on this page.
          • Save the file to your hard disk drive.
          • Locate the .exe file that you saved, double-click it, and follow the instructions on the screen.

        IMPORTANT NOTE: If you attempt to install this update and get a message saying that the update failed, please refer to Knowledge Base Article 968173. It describes a set of requirements and other issues that may cause the installation to fail, and gives instructions on how to fix them.

        Install SP2 for Other Office Products
        If you have other Office products installed, please be sure to update them as well. A full list of SP2 releases for Office products is available in the Knowledge Base Article 968170.

        To Remove this Download
        Service Pack 2 is the first service pack to support uninstall of client patches through both the command line and the use of the Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool. The Service Pack Uninstall Tool is available as a separate download. For more information about this tool, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 954914.

        Administrator Resources
        Administrators working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the 2007 Office Resource Kit site.

        Additional Information
        Again, for more details about what is included in the service pack, you are urged to read Knowledge Base Article 953331.

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