INTRODUCTION

This update adds more definitions to the Junk Email Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007. These definitions evaluate whether an unread email message should be treated as a junk email message. This update was released on May 13, 2014.

Resolution

Update details

This update replaces the following previously released update:

2878297 Description of the Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter update: April 8, 2014

How to obtain and install the update

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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 Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

This update contains the file that is listed in the following table:


32-bit

Outlfltr-x-none.msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Outlfltr.dat

12.0.13614.1362

3,611,272

28-Apr-2014

14:59

To determine the version of the files that are installed on the computer, follow these steps, as appropriate for the operating system that you are running.

Windows 7

  1. Click Start, and then click Computer.

  2. In the Search Computer box, typeOutlfltr.dat, and then press Enter.

  3. Right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.

  4. On the General tab, note the properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on the computer.

Windows Vista

  1. Click Start Start Button , and then click Search.

  2. Click Advanced Search.

  3. In the Location box, click Local Hard Drives.

  4. In the Name box, type Outlfltr.dat, and then clickSearch.

  5. In the list of files, right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.

  6. On the General tab, note the properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on the computer.

Windows XP

  1. Start Search Companion. To do this, click Start, and then click Search.
    Note If Windows Desktop Search starts, click Click here to use Search Companion.

  2. In the Search Results window, click All files and folders in the Search Companion pane.

  3. In the All or part of the file name box, type Outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.

  4. In the list of files, right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.

  5. On the General tab and on the Version tab, note the properties of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on the computer.

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.

  2. Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.

  3. Use one of the following procedures, depending on the operating system that you are running.

    • Windows 7 and Windows Vista

      1. Click View installed updates.

      2. In the list of updates, click update 2880505, and then click Uninstall.

    • Windows XP

      1. Click to select the Show updates check box.

      2. In the list of updates, click update 2880505, and then click Remove.

Information for administrators about .msp files This update contains a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file). The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:

Outlfltr.msp

After you update the administrative installation point, recache and reinstall Outlook 2007 on the client computers. Then, run a command-line command that includes the REINSTALL=[ list of features ] property. This property lets you reinstall specific components of Outlook 2007 from the administrative image.

For this update, the value for the REINSTALL=[ list of features ] property is as follows:

OUTLOOKFiles Or, use the REINSTALL=ALL property to reinstall all Office components on the client computer.

For information about how to distribute product updates for the 2007 Microsoft Office system, go to the following Microsoft website:

Distribute product updates for the 2007 Office system For more information about the junk email message filtering policy for Outlook and for Microsoft Exchange Server, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

954199 Description of the policy for how email is filtered by the junk email filters in Outlook or in Exchange Server


The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website:

IT support and resources for Microsoft Office

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