March 10, 2015, update for Visio 2007 (KB2817561)

Applies to: Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2007

This article describes update KB2817561 for Microsoft Office Visio 2007 that was released on March 10, 2015.

This update fixes the following issue:

Updates Visio 2007 to work correctly with design changes that were made to the Microsoft Forms ActiveX Control (FM20.dll) shared component library. For more information, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
3025036 "Cannot insert object" error in an ActiveX custom Office solution after you install the MS14-082 security update

How to download and install the update

Windows Update

Use Windows Update to automatically download and install the update.

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Update information

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.


To install this hotfix package, you must have Microsoft Office Visio 2007 installed.


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