MS14-001: Description of the security update for the Office Compatibility Pack: January 14, 2014
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More information about this security update
PrerequisitesTo install this security update, you must have Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain this service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. However, if the required files are being used, this update does require a restart. If this is the case, you receive a message that prompts you to restart.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, you should stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install the security update. For more information about why you may be prompted to restart, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
Removal informationTo remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.
For more information about uninstalling Office updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
File informationThe English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.
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