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MS09-060: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system: October 13, 2009

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS09-060. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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More information about this security update

Fixes that are included in this security update

This security update fixes the following issue:
  • This security update resolves a problem that can cause programs that use the Outlook View Control with Forms 2.0, such as Microsoft Office Outlook with Business Contact Manager, to stop functioning as expected after the security update for Outlook 2007 that is dated October 13, 2009 is installed.

    For more information about the security update for Outlook 2007 dated October 13, 2009, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    972363 MS09-060: Description of the security update for Outlook 2007: October 13, 2009

Prerequisites to install this security update

To install this security update, you must have one of the following installed:
  • 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2
  • 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1
For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite
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  • Microsoft Office Basic 2007
  • Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007
  • Microsoft Office Small Business 2007
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007
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