The 2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 3 (SP3) and the 2007 Microsoft Office servers Language Pack SP3 provide the latest updates to the 2007 Office Servers and to the 2007 Office Servers Language Pack. This package includes 2007 Microsoft Project Server. These updates include two main categories of fixes:
Previously unreleased fixes that were made specifically for this service pack. In addition to general product fixes, this includes improvements in stability, performance, and security.
All the public updates, security updates, cumulative updates, and hotfixes that were released through September 2011.
Note Some server products in this service pack install over Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. These server products require Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP3.
Note For the initial Microsoft Update release of Microsoft Office servers 2007 SP3, some user-initiated scenarios caused Microsoft Office servers 2007 SP3 to be offered to multi-server farms instead of only to single-server farms. The issue was resolved in November 2011; only single-server farms will now be offered the Microsoft Office servers SP3 update.
Before you deploy this service pack, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
945013 How to deploy the 2007 Microsoft Office servers Service Pack 1 and Office Server Language Pack 2007 Service Pack 1
Because Office service packs are cumulative, you do not have to install Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2 before you install Service Pack 3. Service Pack 3 includes all fixes which were included in Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2.
How to obtain and install the service packs
Download the SP3 package from Microsoft Download Center
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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
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Known issues and behavior changes
2591067 Known issues that you may experience when you install the 2007 Office suite SP3 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP3
For more information about this service pack, including a list of the affected files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2591050 Technical details about the 2007 Office Servers SP3 releases