- Previously unreleased fixes that were made specifically for this service pack. In addition to general product fixes, this includes improvements in stability, in performance, and in security.
- All the public updates, security updates, cumulative updates, and hotfixes that were released through August 2011.
How to obtain and install the service packs
Method 1: Microsoft Update (recommended)
To download the service pack from Microsoft Update, visit the following Microsoft website:
Enrolling in Microsoft Update is the recommended way to update products to SP3. Microsoft Update will detect which products that you have installed, and then apply all updates to the products.
Method 2: Download the SP3 package from Microsoft Download Center
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Office Visio 2007 SP3 package now.
Download the Office Visio Language Pack 2007 SP3 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:
Overview of Office Visio 2007 SP3 improvements
- Fixes an issue in which the COCAddon::CollectMasterInfo function constructs temp paths incorrectly in organizational charts.
- Fixes an issue in which fonts lose formatting in organizational charts when you edit the text.
- Fixes a crash issue when a shape's bounding box uses incorrect data.
- Fixes an issue in which the checked-out SharePoint diagrams are prevented from updating correctly when you save them to the local drafts folder.
- Fixes an issue in which Office Visio 2007 crashes when you open certain VDX drawings.
- Fixes an issue in which the text is formatted incorrectly when you save a file as an AutoCAD (.DXF or .DGW) drawing.
- Fixes an issue in which Office Visio Visual Basic for Application (VBA) projects intermittently save incorrectly in Windows XP.
- Fixes an issue in which Office Visio 2007 closes unexpectedly when you click Discard Check-Out for a loaded SharePoint diagram.
- Fixes an issue in which the width and height protection of a shape is resized in a rotated selection.
For more information about this service pack, including a list of the affected files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Service pack removal
2007 Microsoft Office Service Pack 3 supports removal of client updates by using both the command line and the Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite. The Service Pack Uninstall Tool is available as a separate download. For more information about this tool, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
954914 Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite
Article ID: 2526291 - Last Review: Oct 25, 2011 - Revision: 1