Description of the PowerPoint 2007 hotfix package: February 14, 2008

Description of the PowerPoint 2007 hotfix package: February 14, 2008

Article ID : 941878
Last Review : March 19, 2008
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This article describes the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 14, 2008.

This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
• The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
• The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
• Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
• Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
• Whether you must make any registry changes.
• The files that the hotfix package contains.

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Issues that the hotfix package fixes

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

• The shapes in the center of a PowerPoint 2007 slide cannot be printed correctly.
• When you use PowerPoint 2007 to open a presentation that was created in an earlier version of Microsoft Office PowerPoint, some images in the presentation may not be displayed.

Note This problem does not occur in earlier versions of PowerPoint.

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now 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 this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next 2007 Microsoft Office suites service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site: (

Note If additional issues occur or 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. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: (


There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart information

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 issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix 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.

Download information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Office-kb941878-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 12.0.6300.5000 11,479,864 28-Jan-2008 17:55 x86

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Oart.msp Not applicable 15,945,216 28-Jan-2008 18:20 Not applicable
Contents of the Oart.msp file
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Oart.dll 12.0.6300.5000 14,167,064 13-Dec-2007 00:31 x86

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

824684 (/) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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