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Description of the Project 2007 hotfix package (Project.msp): October 28, 2008

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This article describes the Microsoft Office Project 2007 issues that are fixed in the Project 2007 hotfix package that is dated October 28, 2008.
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 packages.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.
This hotfix fixes the following issue:
  • 941456 Microsoft Office Project may stop responding when you expand the subprojects in a master project
This hotfix fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • You cannot set the assignment custom fields in the Task Usage view by using the programming code in Project 2007.
  • When you try to save a project file, you receive the following error message:

    Job Failed
    The following job failed to complete.
    Job Type: Save
    Error ID: 42(0x2A)
    Error Description: Project Server encountered a problem with this error code: 42. The project could not be saved to the server. Please retry saving the project. If the problem persists, save the project as a MPP file and contact your system administrator.
  • On the Edit User page in Project Web Access (PWA), you select the Deny check box for Save Unprotected Baseline. When you try to save a existing project file to a new file, baseline 0 through 10 are removed.
  • When you create a new plan from an existing template, the Status Manager field uses the user name in the original template. This issue occurs only for the summary tasks.
  • In Project Professional 2007, on the Enterprise Template tab of the Templates dialog box, the templates are not sorted.
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 the problem described in this article. 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.


If you want to connect to Project Server, you must install hotfix 952000 or a later Project Server 2007 hotfix.

Restart requirement

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

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

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 issue that is listed in this article.

The Global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. 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 Applicable9,983,48820-Oct-200811:06Not Applicable

Project.msp information
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

Article ID: 958138 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 02:42:45 - Revision: 4.0

Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007, Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007

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