Description of the Excel 2007 hotfix package (Excel.msp, Xlconv.msp, Oartconv.msp, Oart.msp): December 16, 2008

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated December 16, 2008.

INTRODUCTION

This hotfix fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • The performance of Excel 2007 decreases significantly when you use a workbook that contains many shapes. Therefore, if you run a macro on such a workbook, the performance decrease is very apparent.

    Note This problem does not occur in Excel 2003.

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issue that is listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Office-kb959640-fullfile-x86-glb.exe12.0.6336.500037,095,80810-Dec-200823:03x86


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.mspNot Applicable11,934,72011-Dec-200800:19Not Applicable
Oart.mspNot Applicable16,297,47211-Dec-200800:19Not Applicable
Oartconv.mspNot Applicable8,825,85611-Dec-200800:19Not Applicable
Xlconv.mspNot Applicable11,760,64011-Dec-200800:19Not Applicable


Excel.msp information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.exe.manifestNot applicable79131-May-200621:42Not applicable
Excel.exe12.0.6335.500017,937,24803-Dec-200816:23x86
Excel.pipNot applicable1,65605-Aug-200616:28Not applicable
Xlcall32.dll12.0.6300.500013,36807-Dec-200720:59x86
Oart.msp information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Oart.dll12.0.6336.500014,190,94411-Dec-200801:12x86
Oartconv.msp information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Oartconv.dll12.0.6336.50008,457,58410-Dec-200803:06x86
Xlconv.msp information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excelcnv.exe12.0.6334.500014,720,86419-Nov-200806:48x86

REFERENCES

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 959640 - Last Review: December 20, 2008 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
Keywords: 
kbsurveynew kbexpertiseinter kbqfe kbhotfixrollup kbautohotfix kbhotfixserver KB959640

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