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More information about this security update
Known issues with this security updateMicrosoft Update or Windows Update may offer this update even though you do not have Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 installed. For more information about this issue, see Microsoft Update and Windows Update offer updates for Office programs that you do not have installed .
Prerequisites to apply this security updateTo apply this security update, you must have Service Pack 3 for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite installed on the computer. For information about how to obtain the service pack, see How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite .
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer .
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office Publisher 2007. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.
For more information about the removal, see Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates .