Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package (Offfiltx.msp, Visfilter.msp): December 16, 2008


This article describes the 2007 Office system issue that is fixed in the 2007 Office system hotfix package that is dated December 16, 2008.
This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.


Issue that this hotfix package fixes

This hotfix fixes the following issue that is not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • You cannot search for anything beyond the third slide of a PowerPoint file (.pptx) in any Microsoft Search products.
    BUG #: 23505 (OfficeQFE)
  • On 64-bit operating systems, a crawl for .vsd files generates an error message, such as "The filtering process has been terminated" in the crawl logs.

More Information

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: 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.


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

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Offfiltx.mspNot Applicable7,637,50404-Dec-200819:18Not Applicable
Visfilter.mspNot Applicable2,162,17604-Dec-200819:18Not Applicable

After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes or a later version of the file attributes that are listed in the following table.

Note The Offfiltx.msp file and the Visfilter.msp file contain the updated files for both the x86 version and the x64 version.

File name
File version
File size
Offfiltx.dll 2006.1200.6334.5000 1,058,184 19-Nov-2008 5:13 x86
Offfiltx.dll 2006.1200.6334.5000 1,739,656 19-Nov-2008 5:31 x64
File name
File version
File size
Visfilt.dll 12.0.6334.5000 1,697,648
19-Nov-2008 14:20 x86
Visfilt.dll 12.0.6334.5000 2,799,472
19-Nov-2008 6:19 x64


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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