Description of the Groove 2007 hotfix package: April 11, 2007

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This article describes the Microsoft Office Groove 2007 issues that are fixed in the Groove 2007 hotfix package that is dated April 11, 2007.

This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.

List of issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you try to restore your account in Groove 2007, the account is not available. This problem occurs if the account backup file is more than 60 days old.

    The 60-day limitation is documented in the Microsoft Office Groove Server 2007 Manager Domain Administrator's Guide and in the Groove Management Server Domain Administrator's Guide. This limitation was not documented in Groove 2007 Help or in Groove Virtual Office 3.x Help.

    For more information about the 60 day limitation, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    907230 How to back up accounts and workspaces in Groove
    916331 Error message when you try to import a Groove account on a new computer: "Saved account for name is too old and cannot be used"
  • You have an auto-activation feature configured on your Groove domain. When you try to enable a Groove 2007 account by clicking an invitation file (.grv), you are notified that you do not have an account configured. Additionally, you may receive a dialog box that prompts you to type an activation key.
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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to create any registry keys or modify any registry keys to use any hotfixes that this package contains.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists.

The global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.

Download information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File nameFile sizeDateTime
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

Additional notes

  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package.
  • For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 935874 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 18:21:08 - Revision: 1.0

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