MS11-021: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and the Office Compatibility Pack: April 12, 2011


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-021. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
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More information about this security update

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To apply this security update, you must have one of the following installed on the computer:
  • 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2 (SP2)

For more information about how to obtain these service packs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite

953331 Description of Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2344875 MS10-080: Description of the security update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System: October 12, 2010

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains the 2007 Office suite. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.

For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

File information

The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

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