Description of the Office Excel 2007 hotfix package (xlconv-x-none.msp, graph-x-none.msp, excel-x-none.msp): February 22, 2011

This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 hotfix package that is dated February 22, 2011.

This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • The issue 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

  • When a Microsoft Office Excel 2007 workbook contains a formula that uses implicit intersection, and the formula also contains a relative cell reference, Office Excel 2007 becomes unstable.
  • You save an .odc file that has a connection to an Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) server in Office Excel 2007. Then, you open the .odc file again. In this situation, the OLAP server formatting settings are disabled.
  • Assume that you have a sheet that contains a cell formula in Office Excel 2007. The cell formula contains a name reference that has a scope. When you copy the sheet, the cell formula is broken.
  • Assume that you save an Office Excel 2007 workbook as an .xlsx file that has the workbook protection with a password. When you use the Workbooks.Open method that contains a password argument to open the .xlsx file, you receive the following error message:

    Run-time error '1004'
  • In Office Excel 2007, the custom Help file for a custom add-in cannot be invoked correctly in a VBA editor.
  • Office Excel 2007 crashes when you try to update the links in a workbook. Specifically, the links that link to .xlsm or .xslx files containing macros.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem 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, you must have 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

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 resolve the issue that is 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.

Download information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel-x-none.mspNot Applicable9,000,9604-Feb-1117:38Not Applicable
Graph-x-none.mspNot Applicable1,501,1844-Feb-1117:38Not Applicable
Xlconv-x-none.mspNot Applicable8,177,6644-Feb-1117:38Not Applicable

Excel-x-none.msp information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

graph-x-none.msp information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Xlconv-x-none.msp information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

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

Article ID: 2475889 - Last Review: 02/23/2011 06:01:00 - Revision: 1.0

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