Newly published content for the 2007 Office Resource Kit
Updated: October 29, 2012
Applies To: Office Resource Kit
This Office product will reach end of support on October 10, 2017. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see , Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.
Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14
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Support availability for Office 2003 and Office 2000 Updated to advise that Office 2003 does not run on Windows 8.
Configure feature installation states of the 2007 Office system Added and revised information about feature installation states: Hidden, Locked, and Not Available.
Deploy custom configurations of the 2007 Office system (step-by-step) Added and revised information about feature installation states: Hidden, Locked, and Not Available.
Office Customization Tool in the 2007 Office system Added and revised information about feature installation states: Hidden, Locked, and Not Available.
Set consistent Outlook 2007 cryptography options for an organization Updated default values for the SigStatusNoTrustDecision and WarnAboutInvalid registry keys. See the “Outlook security policy settings” section.
Configure LDAP options in Outlook 2007 Replaced registry key prescribed in “Define a custom filter by using the registry” procedure.
Compatibility mode in the 2007 Office system Added information about disabling or exiting compatibility mode by converting the file to the 2007 Microsoft Office system format.
Office File Validation for Office 2003 and Office 2007 Added registry key information for EnableOnLoad and PivotOptions.
Distribute product updates for the 2007 Office system Updated to include Microsoft Office Project 2007 and Microsoft Office Visio 2007 as part of the 2007 Office system.
Office File Validation for Office 2003 and Office 2007 Introduces Office File Validation, a Microsoft Office 2010 security feature that is now available in Office 2003 and Office 2007. This article provides information about how to obtain it and how to install it.
Provide custom Information Rights Management rights policy templates in the 2007 Office system Updated information about Export rights.
How Outlook 2007 works with different Exchange Server versions Updated to include information about Exchange Server 2010.
Video: Using the Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM) for the 2007 Office system This video provides usage guidance and demonstrations for using the Office Planning Migration Manager (OMPM), a collection of tools that enables you to prepare your environment for migration to the 2007 Office system. OMPM checks for and reports on file properties and contents to help you analyze your environment and determine any issues that you might experience converting from older file formats to the 2007 Office system file format.
Run arbitrary commands with installations of the 2007 Office system This updated article describes how to customize Setup to run an arbitrary command or a lightweight executable that you want to run when the product is installed.
Using different versions of Outlook for manager/delegate pairs (white paper) This white paper discusses issues related to running different versions of Microsoft Office for manager/delegate pairs (for example, Microsoft Outlook 2003 and Microsoft Outlook 2007). Included is a statement from the Office product team on the issue, and discussion of general issues, user-reported issues, and calendar risk areas for this scenario.
Office Customization Tool in the 2007 Office system, Distribute product updates for the 2007 Office system, and Setup architecture overview for the 2007 Office system These articles have been updated with information about the use of the Updates folder.
2007 Office Resource Kit Technical Library in Compiled Help format (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=127842&clcid=0x409) The entire library for the 2007 Office system is now available as a downloadable .chm file. This download includes all content in the library as of November 30, 2009.
Introduction to Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM) This article provides an overview about the Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM), a collection of tools that enables you to prepare your environment for migration to the 2007 Office system. A new section has been added about completely removing OMPM from your system.
Updates for Outlook Junk E-mail Filters September 2009 This blog post announces updates to junk e-mail filters for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 and Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.
2007 Office system: Resource Centers for IT administrators This blog post announces 2007 Office system Resource Centers for IT administrators who manage Office desktops.
Security updates for August 2009 This blog post announces the Office security updates published in August, 2009.
Deploy different Microsoft Office 2007 suites (step-by-step) This article describes the options available to deploy different Microsoft Office 2007 suites to the same computer and includes procedural information for each option: side-by-side and uninstall-install.
Security updates for July 2009 (http://blogs.technet.com/office_resource_kit/archive/2009/07/16/july-2009-security-update.aspx) This blog post announces the Office security updates published in July, 2009.
2007 Office ribbon and toolbar learning resources (http://blogs.technet.com/office_resource_kit/archive/2009/07/10/2007-office-ribbon-and-toolbar-learning-resources.aspx) This blog post announces the Office 2007 ribbon and toolbar portal, which provides information about the learning resources and tools available for the ribbon and toolbar.
Delegate feature architecture in Office Outlook 2007 (white paper) This white paper provides an overview of the architecture of the delegate feature in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and Office Outlook 2003, and the different pieces of data that are used by the feature. This white paper also provides troubleshooting methodologies for working with the delegate feature.
Register the 2007 Office system file format MIME types on servers This article discusses the requirement of registering Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types on servers to enable them to recognize the new file formats in the 2007 Office system. Also provided is a table that contains the new 2007 Office file types and the required MIME types you need to register.
Use Group Policy to specify where users can save 2007 Office system files This article describes how to configure Group Policy policy settings to specify and enforce where users can save 2007 Office system files, and then lists the corresponding values that are set in the registry on user computers.
Service Pack 2 (SP2) for the 2007 Office system This article has been updated to provide more information about each SP2 update for the 2007 Office system, an overview of the improvements provided by the overall SP2 update, and links to more information about deploying the updates.
Security updates for June 2009 (http://blogs.technet.com/office_resource_kit/archive/2009/06/17/june-2009-security-updates-for-office.aspx) This blog post announces the Microsoft security updates released in June.
Downloadable book: Deployment for the 2007 Office release, Downloadable book: Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM) guide for the 2007 Office release, and Downloadable book: Operations for the 2007 Office release Updated versions of these downloadable books are now available. Downloadable books contain content from the TechNet technical library, which is revised regularly. These updated books include the most recent version of this content as of June 2009.
Distribute product updates for the 2007 Office system This article provides information about deploying software updates for the 2007 Office system. It has been updated to include examples of deploying the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 (SP2).