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Article ID: 953292 - Last Review: April 29, 2009 - Revision: 4.1

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer Language Pack 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) provide the latest updates to Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 and to Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer Language Pack 2007.These updates include two main categories of fixes:
  • Previously unreleased fixes that were made specifically for this service pack.
    • In addition to general product fixes, this includes improvements in stability, in performance, and in security.
  • All the public updates, security updates, cumulative updates, and hotfixes that were released through February 2009.

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Overview of Service Pack 2 improvements

Office SharePoint Designer 2007

  • Improved stability and security of the overall product.
  • Improved reliability of Web site backup.
  • Improved restore functionality.

Service pack removal

  • The 2007 Microsoft Office Service Pack 2 is the first service pack to support the removal of client updates by using both the command line and the Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite. The Service Pack Uninstall Tool is available as a separate download. For more information about this tool, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    954914  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954914/ ) Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite

How to obtain and install the service packs

Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007 Service Pack 2

The Office SharePoint Designer 2007 SP2 is available on the Microsoft Download Center. To download this service packs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=88EFF285-0B92-45ED-979B-65AA22304DD6 (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=88EFF285-0B92-45ED-979B-65AA22304DD6)

Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer Language Pack 2007 Service Pack 2

The Office SharePoint Designer Language Pack 2007 SP2 is available on the Microsoft Download Center. To download this service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1980414E-FE98-4A7C-B3B5-F852FDAB0533 (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1980414E-FE98-4A7C-B3B5-F852FDAB0533)
For more information about the complete list of all SP2 packages that were released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
968170  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968170/ ) List of all 2007 Office system Service Pack 2 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 packages

Downloadable list of issues that the service packs fix

An Excel workbook is available that lists all the Office SharePoint Designer 2007 and Office SharePoint Designer Language Pack 2007 issues that are fixed by the service packs.

Note The workbook is in the English language. The workbook will not be translated into any other languages.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the 2007 Office Service Pack 2 Changes_all.xls package now. (http://download.microsoft.com/download/C/2/C/C2C36159-600C-4EEA-B80A-F988EE7A418F/2007%20Office%20Service%20Pack%202%20Changes.xlsx)

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ ) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Known issues and behavior changes

After you install the service packs, you may experience the issues that are described in the following Knowledge Base articles:
  • 960577  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960577/ ) List of all Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server Pre-Upgrade Checker knowledge base articles
    This article lists of all the Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server Pre-Upgrade Checker Microsoft Knowledge Base articles. The Pre-Upgrade Checker ships in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2. It is used to assess the server for potential upgrade issues when you try to upgrade to the next version release that supersedes Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Server 2007.
  • 968173  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968173/ ) Known issues that you may experience when you install the 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2

Technical information

For more information about this service pack, including a list of files affected, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
970357  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970357/ ) Technical details about the Office 2007 System client service packs
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