Service Pack 2 and the June Cumulative Update

A follow-up from last week’s post about the release of SP2 for Office and SharePoint 2010: The updates from the June Cumulative Update (KB 2855357) will not install on SP2. The August Cumulative Update will be the first to do so. However, the June Cumulative Update includes some changes that are not available in SP2. If…


Office 2007 Service Pack 3 Update List

Office 2007 Service Pack 3, which released in October 2011, includes a roll-up of all Public Update and Cumulative Update releases since SP2, as well as stability and performance improvements. A list of the Public Update and Cumulative Update releases follows: Cumulative Update releases: Office 2007 Cumulative Update for April 2009 – Released April 30, 2009…


Daylight Savings Time (DST) Updates for SharePoint

The August 2011 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Foundation (2010, 2007) contains the following Daylight Saving Time (DST) changes:   Russian Time Zones: A new time zone has been created for Kaliningrad with display name “(UTC+3:00) Kaliningrad”. This time zone does not support Daylight Saving Time. Support for Daylight Saving Time has been discontinued and UTC…


SharePoint 2010 SP1 and the June Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010

Yesterday Service Pack 1 (SP1) for SharePoint 2010 was made available. SP1 contains a number of important fixes that improve the SharePoint experience for our customers. With the recommendation to install SP1 for SharePoint came a recommendation to ALSO deploy the June Cumulative Update (CU) for SharePoint simultaneously. It’s worth explaining this recommendation in detail…


May 2011 Office Security Update Release

The May Public Update release for Office is now live and available for download. This release contains 1 security bulletin and 3 non-security updates. The following Security updates were released for: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-036 Security Update for Microsoft Office 2007 System (KB2540162) Security Update for Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 (KB2535802) Security Update for Microsoft Office…


Office 2010 Service Pack 1 is Almost Here

Update: Read more about 2010 SP1 in this post. Summer is just around the corner, and as promised, we are on track for delivering Office 2010 SP1 and SharePoint 2010 SP1 in mid-summer 2011. During the coming weeks, you will see various teams updating their blogs with specific information about changes to appear in Service…


Adding Cumulative Updates to display in Windows Server Update Services Console

Hello, a common question we get when we release a cumulative update is “can we have the cumulative update show up in my Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) catalog?”  While this isn’t something we typically do with a cumulative updates.  You got me thinking. I’m sure we have this information but where is this information…


January 2011 Office Update Release

The January 12 Office Public Update contained 3 non security fixes, and is now live and available for download. As with our normal cadence, we released the Outlook Junk Email Filters for 2007 and 2010 32-bit/64-bit. Joining the filters this month is a non-security release for Outlook 2007 that provides fixes for an update to…


December 2010 Office Security Update Release

On Tuesday, December 13th, 2010, Microsoft Office released 3 security bulletins. The security updates apply to: Microsoft Office Publisher 2002, 2003, 2007, and 2010 as described in MS10-103.  Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 as described in MS10-104. Microsoft Office XP, 2003, 2007, and 2010 as described in security bulletin MS10-105.  For complete details, see “Microsoft…