This article describes the Microsoft Office Project 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated December 14, 2010.
This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix packages.
Whether you must make any registry changes.
The files that the hotfix package contains.
Issues that this hotfix package fixes
Consider the following scenario:
You create a new enterprise calendar or edit an existing enterprise calendar in Project Web Access (PWA).
You add two exceptions on or after the 28th of the same month.
You set the recurrence pattern to Yearly or Monthly for both the exceptions.
You try to save the enterprise calendar.
In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
The operation could not be performed as it requires Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007. Make sure that Project is installed on this machine and that a profile to this server exists. If Project is currently running, ensure that it is logged on to this server and that there is no dialog open.
Note To resolve this issue, you must apply the hotfix packages that are described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2449502 and in this KB article.
Consider the following scenario:
You create a project plan and assign several resources to various tasks in Office Project 2007.
You log on to an account that has permission to view the data for some, but not all, of the resources.
You open the project plan, and then you select the Resource Usage view.
You try to view the summary resource assignment data under the Other projects and commitments section for all the resources that you have permission to view.
In this scenario, the data for some resources that you have permission to view may not be displayed.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
To apply this hotfix package,you must have 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 installed.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949583 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office server products
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.
The Global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates