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Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3 (SP3) provides the latest updates to Office Compatibility Pack. These updates include two main categories of fixes:
How to obtain and install the service packs
Method 1: Microsoft Update (recommended)
To download the service pack from Microsoft Update, visit the following Microsoft website:
Enrolling in Microsoft Update is the recommended way to update products to SP3. Microsoft Update will detect which products that you have installed, and then apply all updates to the products.
Method 2: Download the SP3 package from Microsoft Download Center
The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Office Compatibility Pack 2007 SP3 package now.
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For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Known issues and behavior changes
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2591067/ )Known issues that you may experience when you install the 2007 Office suite SP3 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP3
You may also encounter the following issues when you try to install this update:
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For more information about this service pack, including a list of the affected files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2591039/ )Technical details about the 2007 Office system SP3 releases
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP3 does not add support for the following OpenDocument Format file types:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/953331/ )Description of Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2
Service pack removal
2007 Microsoft Office Service Pack 3 supports removal of client updates by using both the command line and the Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite. The Service Pack Uninstall Tool is available as a separate download. For more information about this tool, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/954914/ )Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite
Article ID: 2526297 - Last Review: April 24, 2012 - Revision: 3.0