Description of the Excel 2007 hotfix package (Excel.msp, Oart.msp): August 26, 2008

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Summary
This article describes the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated August 26, 2008.

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

List of issues that are fixed

This hotfix fixes the following issue:
  • 956634 When you use a macro to automatically write and format data in an Excel 2007 workbook, the macro runs slowly
More information

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.

Prerequisites

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 does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

You must create or modify a registry key to use the hotfix that this package contains. For more information about the registry keys that must be modified, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
956634 When you use a macro to automatically write and format data in an Excel 2007 workbook, the macro runs slowly

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 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
Office-kb956798-fullfile-x86-glb.exe12.0.6327.500022,022,20020-Aug-200803:54x86
Download information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.mspNot Applicable11,937,28019-Aug-200819:40Not Applicable
Oart.mspNot Applicable16,296,44819-Aug-200819:40Not Applicable
Contents of the Excel.msp file
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.exe.manifestNot applicable79114-Aug-200813:10Not applicable
Excel.exe12.0.6327.500017,932,31219-Aug-200816:38x86
Excel.pipNot applicable1,65605-Aug-200616:28Not applicable
Xlcall32.dll12.0.6300.500013,36807-Dec-200720:59x86
Contents of the Oart.msp file
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Oart.dll12.0.6327.500014,187,03219-Aug-200816:47x86
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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