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Microsoft KB Archive/924998

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Article ID: 924998

Article Last Modified on 10/6/2006



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Entourage X for Mac
  • Microsoft Excel X for Mac
  • Microsoft Office X for Mac Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint X for Mac
  • Microsoft Word X for Mac



SUMMARY

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office v. X 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 v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998).

MORE INFORMATION

Update details

Improvements that are included in the update

The Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) includes the following improvements:

  • Improvements for all Office v. X for Mac programs
    • Security is improved

This update fixes vulnerabilities in the Office v. X for Mac programs that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code.

  • Improvements for Microsoft Word X for Mac
    • Properties are retained in large documents

This update fixes an issue that causes some document properties to be lost when 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 v. X 10.1.7 Update.

  • Improvements for Entourage X for Mac
    • Japanese postal code dictionary is updated

The Japanese postal code dictionary is updated with the latest information as of June 2006.

How to obtain the update

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the English version of the Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) package now.[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the German version of the Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) package now.[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the Spanish version of the Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) package now.[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the French version of the Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) package now.[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the Japanese version of the Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) package now.[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the Swedish version of the Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) package now. Release Date: October 10, 2006

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 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services


Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
Note The Read Me file that is included with the Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.8 Update (KB924998) includes the following important release information:

  • The minimum system requirements.
  • Instructions for installing the update.
  • Information about how to troubleshoot problems with installing the update.



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