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Description of the Project 2007 hotfix package: June 17, 2007

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This article describes the Microsoft Office Project 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated June 17, 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 the 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 fixed

This hotfix fixes the following issues:
  • 939162 Error message when you try to access tasks programmatically in Project 2007: "Run-time error '438'"
  • 939163 Project 2007 takes longer than expected to add new values to a lookup table
This hotfix fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you try to publish a Project 2007 project in Project Web Access, you may receive the following error message:
    Error summary/areas:
    Reporting message processor failed
    This issue occurs when you create one or more empty tasks in a project.
  • When you migrate projects from an earlier version of Microsoft Office Project to Project 2007, any enterprise outline code that contains formulas may not behave as expected. Specifically, when you try to change the value of the outline code, the value may not change unless you delete and then re-create the outline code.
  • When you copy and paste an indented task under a different parent task, the indented task does not become a child of the new parent task.
  • If an enterprise outline code has an incorrect code mask applied to it, incorrect values can be entered into the outline code.
More information

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next 2007 Microsoft Office suite service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.


There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix package.

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

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you must either create a registry key or modify a registry key.

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 are listed in this article.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 sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Project.mspNot Applicable6,881,28017-Jun-200701:23Not Applicable
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 sizeDateTimePlatform
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 software update terminology, 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

Article ID: 938889 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 18:26:22 - Revision: 2.0

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