Office RT RTM Update – Word reports Insufficient disk space or memory

It has been reported to us that in certain situations when clicking the Home tab after the RTM update, Word may throw the error message below indicating “There is insufficient memory or disk space.  Word cannot display the requested font.” We are aware of the issue and are actively investigating.  We will be releasing a…


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…


Office 2010 Service Pack 1 - 5 Common questions regarding the Service Pack

With Office 2010 Service Pack 1 having now been out for one week, we wanted to cover some of the most common questions we’ve been getting. Here is a compiled list of the 5 most common questions. Will installing Office 2010 Service Pack 1 require a reboot? Common Problem: “The installation of this package failed”…


Office Security: Deployment Info for Office 2003 & 2007 File Validation

We recently posted on the Office File Validation (OFV) back port for Office 2003 and 2007. In today’s post we’d like to continue the discussion on OFV to discuss deployment-related aspects. The most common questions we are asked relate to the distribution plans and deployment best practices for the updates. We should take a moment…


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…


Security Office File Validation Backport for Office 2003 and 2007 User Experience

Hi, Modesto Estrada here with the Microsoft Office Sustained Engineering Security team.  I wanted to shed even more light on last month’s blog post regarding the future availability of the Office File Validation backport. As we move forward towards our release (CYQ1 2011), we will continue to update this blog with additional information for customers….