Description of the Outlook 2007 Junk E-mail Filter update: September 18, 2007

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INTRODUCTION

This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail. This update was released in September 2007.

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Update details

This update replaces the following previously released update:
936644 Description of the Outlook 2007 Junk E-mail Filter update: August 14, 2007

Installation details

How to obtain and install the update

This update is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update and to obtain installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1B9F8DF9-EE04-415E-954F-6BA45B6E72C8

How to determine whether the update is installed

This update contains the file that has the file properties that are listed in the following table.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Outlfltr.dat12.0.5614.2043,614,05629-Aug-200702:35
You do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the file that is listed in the table.

To determine the version of the file that is installed on the computer, follow these steps, as appropriate for the operating system that you are running.
Windows Vista
  1. Click Start
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    Start button
    , and then click Search.
  2. Click Advanced Search.
  3. In the Location box, click Local Hard Drives.
  4. In the Name box, type Outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.
  5. In the list of files, right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.
  6. On the General tab, examine the file properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on the computer.
Windows XP
  1. Start Search Companion. To do this, click Start, and then click Search.

    Note If Windows Desktop Search starts, click Click here to use Search Companion.
  2. In the Search Results window, click All files and folders in the Search Companion pane.
  3. In the All or part of the file name box, type Outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.
  4. In the list of files, right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.
  5. On the General tab and on the Version tab, examine the file properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on the computer.

Information for administrators about .msp files

This update consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer (.msp) file. The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:
Outlfltr.msp

Information for administrators about how to reinstall specific components

If you update your administrative installation point and then recache and reinstall Outlook 2007 on client computers, you can run a command line that includes the REINSTALL=[list of features] property. This property specifies whether you want to reinstall specific components of Outlook 2007 from the administrative image.

For this update, the value for [list of features] is as follows:
OUTLOOKFiles
Or, you can substitute the REINSTALL=ALL parameter to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.

For detailed procedures that describe how to update an administrative image and about how to update client computers, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/en-us/library/32a18803-52d2-4967-ab9d-0e199c9bf0041033.mspx
The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Microsoft Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/desktop/default.aspx

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Article ID: 937833 - Last Review: November 14, 2007 - Revision: 1.2
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