Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-045. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:
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Prerequisites to apply this security update
To apply this security update, you must have 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain the service pack for the 2007 Office suite, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite
For more information about how to obtain the service pack for the Office Compatibility Pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2
You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer
Security update replacement information
This security update replaces the following security update:
MS11-021: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and the Office Compatibility Pack: April 12, 2011
To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs
item or the Programs and Features
item in Control Panel.Note
When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains the Excel 2007 converter. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs
item or the Programs and Features
item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.
For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 converter
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