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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac. This article describes the following information about the update:
  • Improvements that are included in the update
  • How to obtain the update

INTRODUCTION

This article discusses the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999).

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Update details

Improvements that are included in the update

The Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) includes the following improvements:
    Improvements for all Office 2004 for Mac programs
    • Security is improved
      This update fixes vulnerabilities in Office 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code.
    • Hyphenation is applied correctly to Swiss German content
      This update fixes an issue that prevented Office 2004 for Mac programs from applying the correct hyphenation to Swiss German content. Users designate content as Swiss German by using the Language command on the Tools menu.

    Improvements for Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac
    • Properties are retained in large documents
      This update fixes an issue that causes some document properties to be lost if you open and save a document that contains many document properties. These include documents that contain more than 55 headings. This issue affects only users who have installed the Office 2004 11.2.5 Update.
    • Font does not change to Times New Roman after you use a non-breaking space
      This update fixes an issue that causes text that you type after a non-breaking space to change unexpectedly to Times New Roman font.

    Improvements for Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac
    • Hyperlinks and Action Settings are retained
      This update fixes an issue for users who created presentations in PowerPoint 2004 for Mac version 11.2.5. Hyperlinks and action settings are lost when the presentation is opened in PowerPoint 2004 for Mac after you install the Office 2004 11.2.6 Update.

How to obtain the update

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the English version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=en)

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Download the German version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=de)

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Download the Spanish version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=es)

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Download the French version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=fr)

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Download the Italian version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=it)

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Download the Japanese version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=ja)

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Download the Dutch version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=nl)

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Download the Swedish version of the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) package now. (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=ACC9984B-435E-4AF1-A64A-444957AE8212&displaylang=sv) Release Date: October 10, 2006

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Notes
  • The Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) is also available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is a program that automatically keeps Microsoft software up to date. To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program. On the Help menu, click Check for Updates. For more information about resources for Office 2004 for Mac, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://www.microsoft.com/mac (http://www.microsoft.com/mac)
  • The Read Me file that is included with the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.0 Update (KB924999) includes the following important release information:
    • The minimum system requirements.
    • Instructions for installing the update.
    • Information about how to troubleshoot problems with installing the security update.

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Excel 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Student and Teacher Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2004 for Mac
  • Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac
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