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Windows SharePoint services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) gives customers the latest updates to Windows SharePoint services 3.0.
This update includes two main categories of fixes:
Overview of Service Pack 2 improvementsSome big areas of the improvements that the Windows SharePoint Services team wanted to highlight:
How to obtain and install the service packsThis service pack update is available on the Microsoft Download Center. To download the service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
For a complete list of all SP2 packages that were released, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/968170/ )List of all 2007 Office system Service Pack 2 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 packages
Downloadable list of issues that the service pack fixesA workbook is available that lists the issues that are fixed by this service pack.
Download the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 Changes.xlsx package now.
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(http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/A/3/7A3E2E01-5454-4427-95CB-28CE84523B0A/Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 Changes.xlsx)
Note The workbook is in the English language. The workbook will not be translated into any other languages.
Known issues and behavior changesAfter you install this service pack, you may experience the following issues:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/968768/ )Some file formats are blocked after you apply 2007 Office Suite Service Pack 2 or 2007 Office servers Service Pack 2
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/960577/ )List of all Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server Pre-Upgrade Checker knowledge base articles
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/968785/ )After you install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2, the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 database can be auto-defragmented
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/968786/ )Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 provides support for host header-based site collection crawls
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/968787/ )You cannot delete certain site collections in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/968788/ )Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 provides a change in the way that a Windows SharePoint Services site that is in forms-based authentication mode responds to an anonymous access request from SharePoint Designer 2007
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/968173/ )Known issues that you may experience when you install the 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2
Technical informationFor more information about this service pack, including a list of files affected, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/970359/ )Technical details about the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 releases
Article ID: 953338 - Last Review: April 29, 2009 - Revision: 5.0