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Patch Issues with Outlook 2007

Last week on December 14, Microsoft released an update (KB2412171) for Microsoft Outlook 2007, and several of our readers wrote in indicating it caused problems with Outlook after applying the update. On December 16, Microsoft removed the update from Microsoft Update. Microsoft identified 3 issues with this updated. If you are experiencing similar issues with the patch like those listed in this Microsoft Blog and you are using Windows XP, Vista and 7, Microsoft listed the steps to remove the patch here. [1]



Guy Bruneau IPSS Inc. gbruneau at isc dot sans dot org


523 Posts
ISC Handler
Dec 20th 2010
The issues seem to be related only to Outlook users that do NOT have an Exchange e-mail account.

This means there should be no need to run to uninstall the patch in a typical Exchange office environment.

I am opting to wait for the updated version!

Issues seen as per the Microsoft blog:
1: Outlook customers using Gmail who have the SPA option turned on cannot connect to Gmail.
2: Noticeable performance issues are experienced when switching between folders if you do not have a Microsoft Exchange Server account configured in Outlook.
3: AutoArchive cannot be configured for IMAP, POP3, or Outlook Live Connector accounts if there is no Exchange Server account configured in the same Outlook profile

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