Microsoft Office Project 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and
Microsoft Office Project Language Pack 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) provide the
latest updates to Project Professional 2007, to Microsoft Office Project
Standard 2007, and to Project 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.
Overview of Service Pack 2 improvements
- For Project Professional 2007 users, fixes were made for
French (fr-fr), Portuguese (pt-pt), Polish (pl-pl), and Hungarian (hu-hu).
Therefore, fields that were inaccessible in Project Professional are now
- Improvements were made to the robustness of the Active
- For both Project Professional users and Project Standard
users, fixes were made for saving the files in the file format of earlier
versions of Microsoft Project (*.mpp) or in the non-.mpp file
- Improvements were made to the scheduling
- Miscellaneous fixes were made for Microsoft Visual Basic
for Applications (VBA) issues.
- Fixes were made for Gantt chart issues.
Service pack uninstall
- 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
For more information about
this tool, click the following article number to view the article in the
Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for the 2007 Microsoft Office suite
How to obtain and install the service packs
Microsoft Office Project 2007 Service Pack 2
Project 2007 SP2 is available from the Microsoft Download Center.
To download this service pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Microsoft Office Project Language Pack 2007 Service Pack 2
Project Language Pack 2007 SP2 is available on the Microsoft
Download Center. To download this service pack, visit the following Microsoft
For more information about the complete list of all
Service Pack 2 packages that were released, click the following article number
to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
List of all 2007 Office system
Service Pack 2 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Service Pack 2
The SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard fails after you install any cumulative update or service pack for Project Server 2007 that was released in October 2008 or later
Downloadable list of issues that the service packs fix
An Office Excel workbook is available that lists the Project 2007
and Project Language Pack 2007 issues that are fixed by these service
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:
the 2007 Office Service Pack 2 Changes_all.xls package
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download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view
the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Known issues and behavior changes
After you install these service packs, you may notice the issues
that are described in the following Knowledge Base article:
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
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:
Technical details about the Office 2007 System client service packs