Microsoft has released an update for the 2007 Microsoft Office system. This update provides the latest fixes for the 2007 Office system.
Issue that this update fixes
Assume that you extend the functionality of a document in an Office 2013 application by using apps for Office. When you try to open the document by using a 2007 Office system application, the 2007 Office system application may crash.
Note Microsoft Office 2013 introduces apps for Office. Apps for Office provides new experiences in Office applications. More specifically, apps for Office integrates web technologies and cloud services into Office documents.
This update does not replace a previously released update.
How to obtain and install the update
The following file is 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
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.
How to determine whether the update is installed
This update contains the file that is listed in the following table.
How to uninstall this update
Click Start, and then click Run.
Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
Use one of the following procedures, depending on the operating system that you are running.
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
Click View installed updates.
In the list of updates, locate and click update 2596660, and then click Uninstall.
Click to select the Show updates check box.
In the list of updates, locate and click update 2596660, and then click Remove.
The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website: