MS08-016: Description of the security update for Office XP: March 11, 2008

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INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-016. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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

You must have Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed to apply this security update.

For more information about how to obtain Office XP Service Pack 3, 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 Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.
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