Description of the Excel 2007 hotfix package (Excel.msp, Xlconv.msp, Oartconv.msp, Oart.msp): December 16, 2008

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Description of the Excel 2007 hotfix package (Excel.msp, Xlconv.msp, Oartconv.msp, Oart.msp): December 16, 2008

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated December 16, 2008.

INTRODUCTION

This hotfix fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

  • The performance of Excel 2007 decreases significantly when you use a workbook that contains many shapes. Therefore, if you run a macro on such a workbook, the performance decrease is very apparent.

    Note This problem does not occur in Excel 2003.

MORE INFORMATION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a Hotfix download available section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Note The Hotfix download available form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issue that is listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.

Download information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Office-kb959640-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 12.0.6336.5000 37,095,808 10-Dec-2008 23:03 x86

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Excel.msp Not Applicable 11,934,720 11-Dec-2008 00:19 Not Applicable
Oart.msp Not Applicable 16,297,472 11-Dec-2008 00:19 Not Applicable
Oartconv.msp Not Applicable 8,825,856 11-Dec-2008 00:19 Not Applicable
Xlconv.msp Not Applicable 11,760,640 11-Dec-2008 00:19 Not Applicable

Excel.msp information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Excel.exe.manifest Not applicable 791 31-May-2006 21:42 Not applicable
Excel.exe 12.0.6335.5000 17,937,248 03-Dec-2008 16:23 x86
Excel.pip Not applicable 1,656 05-Aug-2006 16:28 Not applicable
Xlcall32.dll 12.0.6300.5000 13,368 07-Dec-2007 20:59 x86

Oart.msp information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Oart.dll 12.0.6336.5000 14,190,944 11-Dec-2008 01:12 x86

Oartconv.msp information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Oartconv.dll 12.0.6336.5000 8,457,584 10-Dec-2008 03:06 x86

Xlconv.msp information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Excelcnv.exe 12.0.6334.5000 14,720,864 19-Nov-2008 06:48 x86

REFERENCES

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

824684  (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
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