April 2010 Update Release

Welcome to patch Tuesday.   On Tuesday, April 13th, 2010, Microsoft released 11 security bulletins.  In Office we are addressing 4 security vulnerabilities with 2 security bulletins.  The security updates apply to:   Microsoft Office Publisher 2002, 2003, and 2007 described in security bulletin MS10-023.   Microsoft Office Visio 2002, 2003, and 2007 described in…


Non-English Text in Add or Remove Programs tool

We have received reports from some of our Excel 2003 and Excel 2002 customers that after installing update KB978471 or KB978474, they are seeing non-English text in the Add or Remove Programs tool (WinXP) or the Programs and Features –> Installed Updates view (Vista, Win7). The title text being displayed for this update is Chinese Simplified.  It’s very…


Issues with Office after installing KB977724

Customers using Windows Server 2008 R2, and customers using Windows Server 2008 with Terminal Services have reported experiencing crashes with Office applications after installing KB977724. There is a hotfix available that addresses these crashes.  Please navigate to the following URL to obtain the update which fixes the problem.  It is not necessary to uninstall KB977724…


March 2010 Update Release

On Tuesday, March 9th, 2010, Microsoft released 2 security updates.  In Office we are addressing 8 security vulnerabilities with 1 security bulletins.  The security updates apply to:   Microsoft Office Excel 2002, 2003, 2007, 2007 Viewer, 2007 Excel Services x64 -x86, and Excel Compatibility Pack described in security bulletin MS10-17   For complete details, see…


February 2010 Update Release

On Tuesday, February 9th, 2010, Microsoft released 13 security updates.  In Office we are addressing 7 security vulnerabilities with 2 security bulletins.  The security updates apply to:   Microsoft Office 2002, as described in security bulletin MS10-003 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2002 and 2003, described in security bulletin MS10-004   For complete details, see “Microsoft Security…


January 2010 Update Release

On Tuesday, January 12th, 2010, Microsoft released updates to the Outlook 2003 and 2007 Junk Email Filters. No security updates for Office were released.   Want to know what the latest updates the Office team has shipped?  Check out the new Office Update Center.