Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: May 27, 2008

Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: May 27, 2008

Article ID : 951997
Last Review : June 14, 2008
Revision : 1.1
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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Word 2007 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated May 27, 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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INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

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

• Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 may stop responding unexpectedly when you open or preview an HTML e-mail message that contains an HTML table that is formatted incorrectly.

Note Outlook 2007 uses Word as the e-mail editor. This Word hotfix can resolve this problem.

• On a client computer that is running the Japanese version of Windows Vista, Word 2007 will ignore the changes to the conversion mode of the Input Method Editor (IME).

Note This problem does not occur on a client computer that is running the Japanese version of Windows XP.

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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 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 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

To apply this hotfix package, you must have Word 2007 installed.

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

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-kb951997-fullfile-x86-glb.exe 12.0.6300.5000 15,877,784 25-Apr-2008 15:42 x86

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Word.msp Not Applicable 13,254,656 25-Apr-2008 20:17 Not Applicable
Wordconv.msp Not Applicable 6,217,216 25-Apr-2008 20:17 Not Applicable

After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:

Contents of the Word.msp file
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 12.0.6313.5000 349,720 25-Apr-2008 17:13 x86
Wwlib.dll 12.0.6313.5000 17,491,992 25-Apr-2008 17:13 x86
Contents of the Wordconv.msp file
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wordcnv.dll 12.0.6313.5000 4,280,344 25-Apr-2008 17:01 x86
Wordconv.exe 12.0.6300.5000 24,584 13-Dec-2007 01:08 x86

NoteFor more information, 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

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APPLIES TO
• Microsoft Office Word 2007

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Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbhotfixrollup kbfix kbexpertiseinter KB951997

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