Description of the 2007 Office system update: February 12, 2013


Microsoft has released an update for the 2007 Microsoft Office system. This update provides the latest fixes for the 2007 Office system.

Issue that this update fixes

Consider the following scenario:
  • You install Microsoft Office 2013 after you install the 2007 Office system.
  • You set Office 2013 as the default Office version to open Office files.
  • You apply an update for the 2007 Office system.
  • You open an Office file.
In this scenario, the file opens in the 2007 Office system instead of in Office 2013.


Update details

This update does not replace a previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download Download the update 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:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used 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 the file.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.

The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website: