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Description of the update for Communicator 2007: April 2, 2008

This article describes the Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 issues that are fixed in the update that is dated April 2, 2008.
This article describes the following items about the update:
  • The issues that the update fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the update.
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the update.
  • Whether the update is replaced by any other update.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the update contains.

This update now enforces HTTPS in High Security Mode. Some services that previously worked by using HTTP will now be required to use HTTPS when in High Security Mode. Examples include the address book service, custom tabs, and custom presence.

Issues that the update fixes

This update fixes the following issues:
  • 949894 Presence functions are disabled in Communicator 2007 when you use a time zone that includes a negative partial hour on a client computer
  • 948733 Error message when you try to shut down a client computer that is running Office Communicator 2007: "The data file 'Mailbox - user' was not closed properly"
  • 950492 You cannot manually change your status from "Away" in Communicator 2007 when you use a portable computer to connect to a remote computer
  • 948159 Error message in Communicator 2007 if the Outlook profile file name contains non-English characters: "There was a problem connecting to Microsoft Office Outlook"
  • 948737 A Communicator 2007 user hears a long dial tone mixed with the streaming audio if the user takes a USB telephony device handset off the hook and then uses the device to stream audio from another application
  • 948120 An audio conference or a video conference fails in Communicator 2007 when you try to invite a new participant to create a multiparty conference
  • 948734 On a client computer that is running Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4, you may notice that the volume is fading during the audio call after you start an audio call from Office Communicator 2007
  • 948735 You cannot integrate Communicator 2007 together with Office 2000

Previously released updates that this update includes

This update includes the following previously released update:

943083 Description of the update for Communicator 2007: December 17, 2007

Update information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

DownloadDownload the Communicator.msp package now.

Release Date: April 2, 2008

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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There are no prerequisites for installing this update.

Restart information

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

Update replacement information

This update has been replaced by update 951662. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
951662 Description of the update for Communicator 2007: April 30, 2008

Registry information

To use one of the updates in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

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

The global version of this 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.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
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
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Article ID: 946164 - Last Review: 05/07/2008 17:46:56 - Revision: 3.2

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