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Microsoft has released an update for the 2007 Microsoft Office programs. This article contains a list of the issues that are fixed by the update. Additionally, this article describes how to obtain the update and how to determine whether the update is installed.
Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Application Error Reporting. This update fixes an issue with Microsoft Application Error Reporting that may cause some information about application errors to be sent to Microsoft without notifying you.
List of issues that the update fixes
This update for the 2007 Office programs fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
Application errors may be sent to Microsoft without notifying you
Some 2007 Office programs that run on Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 use Microsoft Application Error Reporting (DW 2.0) to report problems to Microsoft. If an unsafe COM control is detected, these programs may unintentionally send problem reports to Microsoft without first verifying that you have granted permission for the reporting operation. The problem reports that may be sent to Microsoft do not contain personal information.
This update makes a change to Microsoft Application Error Reporting (DW 2.0). This change helps make sure that DW 2.0 problem reports are sent only after you grant permission.
How to obtain and install the update
This update is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update and to obtain installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
This update contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following table.
You do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.
To determine the version of the files that are installed on the computer, follow these steps.
NoteBecause there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Click Start, and then click Search.
In the Search Results window, click All files and folders in the Search Companion pane.
In the All or part of the file name box, type the file name, and then click Search.
In the list of files, right-click the found file, and then click Properties.
On the Version tab, examine the version of the file that is installed on the computer.
Information for administrators about .msp files
This update consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer (.msp) file. The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:
For detailed procedures that describe how to update an administrative image and how to update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Distributing Office 2003 Product Updates" topic. To view the "Distributing Office 2003 Product Updates" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
The Microsoft Office Desktop Applications TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Microsoft Office Desktop Applications TechCenter, visit the following Microsoft Web site: