Microsoft Security Oopsies | April 2011

Update KB2509470 for Office 2007 rereleased!

Last month’s update for Office 2007 which led to printing issues and got revoked, now has been fixed and rereleased.

While the initial Hotfix for this issue required requesting the hotfix and manual installation, the fixed update is being offered directly via Microsoft Update. If you still had the original release of this update installed, it will be offered as well so there is no need to uninstall it anymore first.

To manually install this update, use the download link below.

Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 (KB2509470)

Microsoft just released the April 2011 Office Security Updates this past Tuesday, and ah no, I haven’t updated my systems yet. Here’s a few reasons why:

Print issues with Outlook 2007:

After installing KB2509470, you can experience an issue with printing or previewing messages or other Outlook items in Memo style and receive the following error:

There is a problem with the selected printer. You might need to reinstall this printer. Try again, or use a different printer.

Hey, here is a better idea, uninstall KB2509470.

Update: Step by step uninstall method can be found here. Hotfix is available here.

via How To-Outlook.

KB2464588 issues have been addressed with a new update:

The patch for PowerPoint 2003 may hose out existing presentations. You may be unable to open or may get an error message stating that the file is corrupted and cannot be fully displayed.

Oopsie…uninstall it! KB2464588. Easy fixes eh?

via The H Security


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