This update for the Junk Email Filter in Microsoft Outlook 2007 provides a more current definition of those characteristics that define certain email messages as junk email. This update was released on August 2, 2016.

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.

Download Download the package for Outlook 2007Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files.

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses by using the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to it.

Update details

This update replaces the July 5, 2016, update for Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB3115307) update.

More Information

This update contains the file that's listed in the following table.

32-bit

Outlfltr-x-none.msp file information

File identifier

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Outlfltr.dat

Outlfltr.dat

12.0.16306.1182

3,611,272

11-Jul-2016

18:04

To determine the version of the files that are installed on the computer, follow these steps, as appropriate for the operating system that you're running.

Windows 7

  1. Click Start, and then click Computer.

  2. In the Search Computer box, enter Outlfltr.dat, and then press Enter.

  3. Press and hold (or right-click) Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.

  4. On the General tab, note the properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that's installed on the computer.

Windows Vista

  1. Click Start Start Button , and then click Search.

  2. Click Advanced Search.

  3. In the Location box, select Local Hard Drives.

  4. In the Name box, enter Outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.

  5. In the list of files, press and hold (or right-click) Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.

  6. On the General tab, note the properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that's 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, select 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, enter Outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.

  4. In the list of files, press and hold (or right-click) Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.

  5. On the General tab and on the Version tab, note the properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that's installed on the computer.


  1. Click Start, and then click Run.

  2. Enter Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

  3. Use one of the following procedures, depending on the operating system that you're running:

    • Windows 7 and Windows Vista

      1. Click View installed updates.

      2. In the list of updates, select update KB3115461, and then click Uninstall.

    • Windows XP

      1. Select the Show updates check box.

      2. In the list of updates, select KB3115461, and then click Remove.


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

Outlfltr.msp

After you update the administrative installation point, recache and reinstall Outlook 2007 on the client computers. Then, run a command-line command that includes the REINSTALL=[list of features] property. This property lets you reinstall specific components of Outlook 2007 from the administrative image.

For this update, the value of the REINSTALL=[list of features] property is as follows:

OUTLOOKFilesOr, use the REINSTALL=ALL property to reinstall all Office components on the client computer.

For information about how to distribute product updates for the 2007 Microsoft Office system, see Distribute product updates for the 2007 Office system.


Also, see more information about the junk email message filtering policy for Outlook and for Microsoft Exchange Server.

The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.

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