Description of Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 1

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released a service pack for the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack. This article contains information about how to obtain the service pack and about how to obtain a list of issues that are fixed by the service pack. Additionally, this article contains information about the issues that you may experience when you install the service pack and about how to determine whether the service pack is installed.

INTRODUCTION

Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1) contains significant security, stability, and performance improvements. Some fixes that are included in Office Compatibility Pack SP1 were previously released in separate updates. Office Compatibility Pack SP1 combines the previously released fixes into one update.

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Issues that the service pack fixes

A Microsoft Excel workbook is available that contains a list of the Compatibility Pack issues that are fixed by Office Compatibility Pack SP1. The workbook is in English. The workbook will not be translated into any other languages.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the 2007 Service Pack 1 Changes_all.xls package now.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Security updates that are associated with this service pack

Office Compatibility Pack SP1 fixes the issues that are described in the following hotfix packages.
936960 Description of the security update for the 2007 Microsoft Office system: August 14, 2007
936514 Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and for the Compatibility Pack for the 2007 Office system: July 10, 2007
933688 Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system: May 8, 2007
934062 Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system: May 8, 2007

Earlier released updates that this service pack includes

934391 Description of the update for the 2007 Office programs: May 18, 2007
934390 Description of the update for the 2007 Office programs: May 18, 2007
934395 Description of the update for the 2007 Office programs: May 18, 2007
934393 Description of the update for the 2007 Office system: May 8, 2007

Installation details

How to obtain and install the service pack

Office Compatibility Pack SP1 is available on the Microsoft Download Center, together with installation instructions and deployment strategies. To download this service pack from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9A1822C5-49C6-47BD-8BEC-0D68693CA564

Removal information

You cannot use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel to remove Office Compatibility Pack SP1. To remove Office Compatibility Pack SP1 from your computer, you must remove the Office Compatibility Pack by using Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP Service Pack 2 or by using Programs and Features in Windows Vista.

Note If you later decide to reinstall Office Compatibility Pack SP1, first install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats, and then install Office Compatibility Pack SP1. Both of these download packages are available from the Microsoft Download Center.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
873125 You cannot remove service packs for Microsoft Office products

How to determine whether the service pack is installed

The service pack contains the files that are listed in the following table.
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File nameFile version
Mso.dll12.0.6213.1000
msxml5.dll 5.20.1081.0
riched20.dll 12.0.6211.1000
msptls.dll 12.0.6211.1000
OGL.DLL 12.0.6211.1000
xlsrvintl.dll 12.0.6211.1000
OFFICE.ODF 12.0.6211.1000
moc.exe 12.0.6211.1000
OARTCONV.DLL 12.0.6214.1000
PPCNV.DLL 12.0.6211.1000
msoshext.dll 12.0.6212.1000
excelcnv.exe 12.0.6214.1000
PPCNVCOM.EXE 12.0.6211.1000
Wordcnv.dll 12.0.6212.1000
Wordconv.exe 12.0.6211.1000
You do not have to install this service pack if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.

For more information about how to determine which version of a 2007 Office product that is installed on your computer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
928116 How to determine which version of a 2007 Office product is installed

Information for administrators about .msp files

The administrative service pack consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file) that is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this service pack:
O12Convsp1-en-us.msp

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Article ID: 940289 - Last Review: May 19, 2008 - Revision: 4.1
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  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
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