MS08-017: Description of the security update for the Office XP Web Components: March 11, 2008

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INTRODUCTION
This article describes a security update for the Microsoft Office 2000 Web Components and the Microsoft Office XP Web Components in Microsoft Office XP.

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-017. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for the Microsoft Office XP Web Components. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, depending on whether you are a home user or an IT professional:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

Prerequisites

This security update is a post Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) security update. To install the security update, you must have Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed.

For more information about how to obtain Office XP SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
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