Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package (Proof-en-us.msp): October 28, 2008

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Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package (Proof-en-us.msp): October 28, 2008

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This article describes the Microsoft Office Word 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated October 28, 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.


Issues that this hotfix package fixes

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

  • When you check the spelling of English language text in word 2007, one of the following words is not recognized and is flagged as a possible misspelling:
    • Palin
    • Palin’s
    • Silverlight
    • Silverlight’s
    • Malia
    • Malia’s
    • Sebelius
    • Sebelius’
    • Medvedev
    • Medvedev’s
  • Consider the following scenario. You have the Catalan proofing tools for 2007 Microsoft Office system installed. You type a string that has an acute accent. Word 2007 suggests that you use an apostrophe to replace the acute accent. You select the replacement, and then click Change. In this scenario, you may receive the following error message:
    You have chosen a word that is not found in the main or custom dictionaries. Do you want to use this word and continue checking?


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems 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: (

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.


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 issues that are 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-kb958718-fullfile-x86-en-us.exe 12.0.6331.5000 10,388,072 20-Oct-2008 23:43 x86

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Proof-en-us.msp Not Applicable 9,900,032 20-Oct-2008 10:48 Not Applicable

Proof-en-us.msp information

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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Nlsdata0009.dll 6.0.6330.5000 24,422,312 10-Oct-2008 06:37 x86
Nlslexicons0009_sp.dll 6.0.6331.5000 2,205,096 16-Oct-2008 03:09 x86
Nlsmodels0009.dll 6.0.6300.5000 6,258,784 06-Dec-2007 19:29 x86


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

  • Microsoft Office Word 2007
kbexpertiseinter kbqfe kbhotfixrollup kbautohotfix kbhotfixserver KB958718


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