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Updates for SharePoint Products and Technologies

Updates to the SharePoint Products and Technologies become available periodically. To successfully plan for and deploy these updates, use the process outlined in the Deployment roadmap for updates and in the articles linked to from the roadmap.

This page contains updates for SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services. If you are looking for updates for the 2010 products, see Updates for SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation 2010.

Important Notice

  • Service Pack 1 for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 retired on July 13, 2010. You must upgrade to Service Pack 2, which is a requirement for the August 2010 Cumulative Update.

Deployment roadmap for updates

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Step 1: Download and read the white paper Understanding updates for SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Step 2: Read the article about deploying software updates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

Step 3: Download and install the update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

Step 4: Run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration wizard.

Step 5: (Optional) Download and install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language Pack.

SharePoint Server 2007

Step 1: Download and read the white paper Understanding updates for SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Step 2: Read the article about deploying software updates for SharePoint Server 2007.

Step 3: Download and install the update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

Step 4: Download and install the update for SharePoint Server 2007.

Step 5: Run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration wizard.

Step 6: (Optional) Download and install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Language Pack.

Step 7: (Optional) Download and install SharePoint Server 2007 Language Pack.

Major updates and issues

June Cumulative Update (CU)
Released June 11, 2013
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2817329) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2817328).

April Cumulative Update (CU)
Released April 9, 2013
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2799869) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2799867).

February Cumulative Update (CU)
Released February 12, 2013
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2760816) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2760814).

December Cumulative Update (CU)
Released December 11, 2012
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2760571) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2760570).

October Cumulative Update (CU)
Released October 30, 2012
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2687535).

August Cumulative Update (CU)
Released August 28, 2012
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2687331) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2687330).

June Cumulative Update (CU)
Released June 26, 2012
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2687257) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2687256).

April Cumulative Update (CU)
Released April 24, 2012
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2598130) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2598129).

February Cumulative Update (CU)
Released February 28, 2012
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2597959) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2597958).

December Cumulative Update (CU)
Released December 13 and December 16, 2011
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2596987) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2596986).

October Cumulative Update (CU)
Released October 25, 2011
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2596541) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2596540).

Service Pack 3
Released October 25, 2011

August Cumulative Update (CU)
Released August 30 2011
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2553022) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2553020).

June Cumulative Update (CU)
Released June 28, 2011
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2544399) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2544398).

April Cumulative Update (CU)
Released April 26, 2011
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2512783) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2512782).

February Cumulative Update (CU)
Released February 22, 2011
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2475886) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2475885).

December Cumulative Update (CU)
Released December 14 and December 30, 2010
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2458606) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2458605).

October Cumulative Update (CU)
Released October 26, 2010
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2412268) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2412267).

August Cumulative Update (CU)
Released August 31, 2010
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 2276474) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 2276472).

  • Note: Service Pack 2 is a requirement for the August 2010 Cumulative Update.

June Cumulative Update (CU)
Released June 29, 2010
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 983311) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 983310).

April Cumulative Update (CU)
Released April 27, 2010
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 981043) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 981042).

February Cumulative Update (CU)
Released February 23, 2010
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 978396) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 978395).

December Cumulative Update (CU)
Released December 15, 2009
This update provides hotfixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 977027) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 977026).

October Cumulative Update (CU)
Released October 27, 2009
This update provides several fixes for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 974989) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 974988) as well as improved functionality for the Pre-Upgrade Checker. Notable changes to the Pre-Upgrade Checker are improved reports, new rules, and additions to the stsadm –o EnumAllWebs command that enable you to list Web Parts, event receivers, features, or setuppath backed files. Additionally, support is added for listing custom list views.

Issue: Install Office SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2
October 10, 2009
To install SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2, you must create a slipstream image. For more information, see the blog post Install SharePoint Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2.

August Cumulative Update (CU) for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (New Build)
October 7, 2009
The August CU includes hotfixes and improvements for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. For detailed information about this update, see KB 973400.

August Cumulative Update (CU) for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
October 1, 2009
A new build will shortly be available for the August CU. For more information, see the following blog post:

Important Note about August Cumulative Update (CU)
September 16, 2009
There is a known issue with installing the August CU for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 on Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Office SharePoint Server 2007 farms. This relates to detaching content databases when installing the CU. For more information, see the following blog posts:

August Cumulative Update (CU) for Office SharePoint Server 2007
Released September 9, 2009
The August CU includes hotfixes and improvements for Office SharePoint Server 2007. For detailed information about this update, see KB 973399.

  • Important: See the October 1 notice about the August CU for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 before installing the August CU on a SharePoint Server 2007 farm.

June Cumulative Update (CU) for Office SharePoint Server 2007
Released July 15, 2009
The June CU includes hotfixes and improvements for Office SharePoint Server 2007. For detailed information about these hotfixes and improvements, see KB 971537.

June Cumulative Update (CU) for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Released June 30, 2009
The June CU includes hotfixes and improvements for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 971538). For detailed information about these hotfixes and improvements, see KB 970946.

Important Note about Service Pack 2
May 27, 2009
Before you install SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), read important information about SP2 in the SharePoint Team Blog.

April Cumulative Update (CU)
Released April 30, 2009
The April CU includes hotfixes and improvements for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 ( KB 968850) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 968851). The April Cumulative Update also fixes known issues that affect the Stsadm mergecontentdbs operation. For details about the issue, see KB 969242: The STSADM MergeContentDB command may cause database corruption in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. If you plan to merge or split content databases, we strongly recommend that you install the April Cumulative Update.

Service Pack 2
Released April 28, 2009
Before you install SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), read important information about SP2 in the SharePoint Team Blog. SP2 includes Service Pack 1 and all the major updates since the release of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Office SharePoint Server 2007.

February Cumulative Update (CU)
Released February 24, 2009
The February CU includes hotfixes and improvements for Windows SharePoint  Services 3.0 ( KB 961755) and Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 961756). In addition, this new update package is designed to provide a more convenient way for SharePoint administrators to keep all files in their SharePoint installations up-to-date.

December Cumulative Update (CU)
Released December 16, 2008
The December CU includes hotfixes and improvements for Office SharePoint Server 2007 ( KB 960011) and Windows SharePoint  Services 3.0 ( KB 960010). In addition, this new update package is designed to provide a more convenient way for SharePoint administrators to keep all files in their SharePoint installations up-to-date. For more information about this update and its role in the scheduled delivery model see Announcing December Cumulative Update for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

October Cumulative Update (CU)
Released October 28, 2008
The October CU for Office servers includes hotfixes for Office SharePoint Server 2007 (KB 957693 and KB 958567) and a hotfix package for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (KB 957691). Previous fixes released in the August CU are rolled up into the October CU. For more information about cumulative updates and their role in the scheduled delivery model see KB 953878: Cumulative updates are available from the Microsoft Office team to deliver hotfixes for reported problems.

Infrastructure Update
Released July 15, 2008
The Infrastructure Update includes several updates for Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, plus the addition of new Enterprise Search features to SharePoint Server 2007.

Note
Unless there is a rollup release that includes the current and previous updates, the best practice is to apply software updates in the order in which they were released.

Service Pack 2

Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes a number of hot fixes across SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, as well as enhancements to improve performance and availability. For more information, see Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies. For information about the benefits of installing SP2, see About Service Pack 2 for SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

If you have an existing installation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, follow the Deployment Roadmap for Updates.

Get the update

Read about Service Pack 2

SharePoint Server 2007

If you have an existing installation of SharePoint Server 2007, follow the Deployment Roadmap for Updates.

Before installing SP2

Get the update

Read about Service Pack 2

Infrastructure Update

The Infrastructure Update includes several updates for SharePoint Products and Technologies, plus the addition of new Enterprise Search features to Office SharePoint Server 2007 including Federated Search capabilities and a unified Search Administration Dashboard. For more information about what this update contains, see the Knowledge Base article for the product you are using: SharePoint Server 2007, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Get the update

Read about the Infrastructure Update

Service Pack 1

Service Pack 1 for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 retired on July 13, 2010. You must upgrade to Service Pack 2, which is a requirement for the August 2010 Cumulative Update.

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