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    Microsoft Office File Validation Add-in (KB2501584)

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    Office File Validation is a security add-in for Office 2003 and 2007. Office File Validation is used to validate that Binary File Format files conform to the Microsoft Office File Format. The user will be notified of possible security risks if files fail to conform to the format.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      OFV.exe

      Date Published:

      4/11/2011

      File Size:

      2.8 MB

      KB Articles: KB2501584

    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

      • Note: IT professionals should refer to the IT professional resources section.

        Installation instructions
        If you have Microsoft Office 2007 System, do one of the following:
        • Install Microsoft Office File Validation Add-in (KB2501584). To do this, follow these steps:
          1. Download the .exe file by using the links at the bottom of the page, and then save the file to your hard disk drive.
          2. It is recommended that you quit any programs you are running.

          3. In Windows Explorer, double-click the .exe file that you saved to your hard disk drive, and follow the instructions on the screen.


        IT professional resources
        The downloads for this update are under the Files in this Download section below. You can double-click the executable package to begin installation, or extract the installer files (MSI files) by using a command line. The command line and instructions are included in the Knowledge Base article Command line switches for Microsoft Self-Extractor packages (KB912203).

        See the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Description of the Microsoft Office File Validation Add-in (KB2501584) for further information about this update.

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