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This article describes the 2007 Microsoft Office system issues that are fixed in the 2007 Office system hotfix package that is dated November 19, 2008.
Issues that this hotfix package fixes
This hotfix package fixes the following issues that are not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
In Microsoft Office 2007 Language Settings, you select the Set the Microsoft Office display language to match the Windows display language option. However, after you change the Windows display language to Traditional Chinese (Taiwan) (zh-TW), the Office display language does not change to Traditional Chinese (Taiwan) (zh-TW) as expected.
In a Microsoft Office Word 2007 document, you insert a Microsoft Office Excel worksheet that contains a chart as an embedded object. You save the Word 2007 document as an XPS Document format (.xps) file or as a PDF format (.pdf) file. After that, you notice that the chart is displayed incorrectly in the .xps file and in the .pdf file.
960247 The "Choose a digital certificate" dialog box appears behind the Internet Explorer window in Windows Vista when you try to open an Office file from a site that requires digital certification
On a client computer that is running the English version of Windows Vista, you install the 2007 Office system. After that, you do not start any 2007 Office applications. In this case, when you try to uninstall an application for the first time, Windows Explorer may stop responding. For example, if you try to uninstall such as Adobe Acrobat Reader for the first time, Windows Explorer may stop responding.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems 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.
There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix replaces hotfix 956506. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
956506 Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package (Mso.msp): August 26, 2008
Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package (Mso.msp): August 26, 2008
To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
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 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.
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
Hotfix file information
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