Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: March 25, 2008

Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: March 25, 2008

Article ID : 950293
Last Review : April 2, 2008
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This article describes the Microsoft Office Word 2007 issue that is fixed in the Word 2007 hotfix package that is dated March 25, 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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Issue that the hotfix package fixes

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

You install MathType 6 for Windows.

Note This program is an add-in for Microsoft Word that is published by Design Science.

Then, you insert the baseline of MathType Enhanced Meta File (EMF) OLE equation objects into Word 2007. When you do this, the objects do not align correctly with the baseline of the surrounding text.

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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 suite 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 is not replaced by any later 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 uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. 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

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Office-kb950293-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 12.0.6300.5000 11,960,648 18-Mar-2008 07:58 x86

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Word.msp Not applicable 13,229,568 17-Mar-2008 17:59 Not applicable
Word.msp file information
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Msword.olb 12.0.6300.5000 768,024 07-Dec-2007 01:05 x86
Winword.exe 12.0.6300.5000 349,720 12-Dec-2007 23:54 x86
Wwlib.dll 12.0.6307.5000 17,490,456 16-Mar-2008 01:19 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

The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

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