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Customers who purchase or license Microsoft Office Word 2007 or Microsoft Office Word 2003 from Microsoft after January 10, 2010 for use in the United States and its territories have to use updated software that does not include a particular custom XML markup tagging implementation. The Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Presentation Formats (“Compatibility Pack”), which is currently available from the Microsoft Download center, also no longer includes support for this particular custom XML markup tagging implementation.
This utility helps you determine whether the copy of Office Word 2003 or Office Word 2007 that is installed on your computer and that is licensed for use inside the United States and it territories can read custom XML markup tags from XML-based files.The utility will display this information in its main window.
How to obtain and install the CXMUtility_US.exe utility
When you expand the CXMUtilityPkgUS.exe package, the following file is extracted to a location that you specify:
When you run the utility, it will check to determine whether Word 2007 or Word 2003 with the Office Compatibility Pack for Word file formats is installed on the computer and whether this installed version of Word can read custom XML markup tags from XML-based files. The utility will display this information in its main window.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
978951 Description of the January 2010 update for Office Word
You can run CXMUtility_US.exe on the following operating systems:
Windows Server 2003 or a later version
Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or a later version
More information for system administrators
You can use batch files or system management scripts to run CXMUtility_US.exe. CXMUtility_US.exe supports the following optional command-line switch:
/T: Specifies that the utility should silently determine if the version of Word on the computer can read custom XML markup tags from XML-based files (no changes will be made).
The utility returns the following codes to the calling environment:
(0): Success, and custom XML markup reading is available.
(2): Success, custom XML markup reading is not available.