Description of the Excel 2007 hotfix package (Excel.msp, Graph.msp, Oart.msp, Oartconv.msp, xlconv.msp): April 30, 2009

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This article describes the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 issues that are fixed in the Excel 2007 hotfix package that is dated April 30, 2009.
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.

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • When you export a pivot table from Office Web Components (OWC), Excel 2007 may crash.
  • When you import .dbf files into Excel 2007, Excel 2007 incorrectly imports the dates if the regional setting is set to a locale that uses the "dd/mm/yyyy" date format.
  • If you paste a chart as a linked Excel chart object, the chart cannot be updated automatically.
  • If the conditional formatting is applied to the column, it may take a long time to show the filter menu.
More information

Hotfix information

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.

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 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.

Download information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.mspNot Applicable9,124,35204-May-200907:51Not Applicable
Graph.mspNot Applicable1,799,16804-May-200907:51Not Applicable
Oart.mspNot Applicable8,064,00004-May-200907:51Not Applicable
Oartconv.mspNot Applicable4,082,17604-May-200907:50Not Applicable
Xlconv.mspNot Applicable8,299,00804-May-200907:50Not Applicable

Excel.msp information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.exe.manifestNot applicable79103-May-200901:33Not applicable

Graph.msp information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Oart.msp information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Oartconv.msp information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Xlconv.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

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