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Improved handling of the warning when you try to save a document in the encrypted binary file format in Word 2007, Excel 2007, or PowerPoint 2007 on a computer that has the 2007 Microsoft Office suite SP2 installed
Article ID: 968779 - View products that this article applies to.
When you save a document in the encrypted binary file format in a 2007 Microsoft Office system, you receive the following message:If you click Yes on this message, you receive the message the next time that you save a document in the encrypted binary file format. Additionally, if you press CTRL+SHIFT+I, Alert ID 701726 is displayed in the lower-right corner of the message dialog box.
You apply the 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 (SP2). If you click No on the message that is mentioned in the "Symptoms" section, you no longer receive the message when you save a document in the encrypted binary file format. This sets the value of the NoPromptForRC4Encryption registry key to 1. In earlier versions of the 2007 Office suite SP2, you had to set the value manually. The registry key is located under the following registry subkey:
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756To bring the prompt back, you can change the value of the NoPromptForRC4Encryption registry key to 0 or delete the registry key. To do this, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Binary file format extensions:
Open XML format extensions:
Steps to reproduce the problem
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 968779 - Last Review: May 11, 2009 - Revision: 3.1