Fix for PPC users on Tiger updating Office 2008

Office 2008 users on a PowerPC (PPC) running Tiger (10.4.xx ) that applied the Microsoft Office 12.2.7 updater might need to do this fix in order for the Microsoft AutoUpdater (MAU) to work correctly.

Locate this folder: Library/Application Support/Microsoft

Option 1: If you have not installed 12.2.8 updater….

Remove the MAU and MERP folder (just trash them), and then run the 12.2.8 update. They will get the correct version of MAU and MERP. Restart . . .

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Entourage crashes after updating to 12.2.7

Some users are reporting crashes after updating to 12.2.7. You will need to revert to 12.2.6 until Microsoft releases a fix.

Option 1) Copy the entire Microsoft Office 2008 (12.2.6) folder from Time Machine or any backup and replace the Microsoft Office 2008 folder in Applications.

Option 2) If you do not have a backup, you will need to re-install Office 2008 and update to 12.2.6. The Microsoft AutoUpdater will want to download the 12.2.7 . . .

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Download pictures link in message window is gone with 12.2.7 update

One of the issues some users have experienced after updating Office 2008 with the 12.2.7 updater is the link in the top of a message to download images is missing. You can use one of the following workarounds until Microsoft provides a fix.

Option 1) Resize message window (posted by <sonorelli@officeformac.com>

Option 2) Posted by<bloring@officeformac.com>

Go to Preferences, and click on the “Read” tab under “Mail & News Preferences.”

Under the “Messages” section, check . . .

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Microsoft releases Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.7 Update and Web Services Edition 13.0.7

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.7 Update. (333 MB) It has also released the Microsoft Entourage 2008 for Mac, Web Services Edition installer. (64 MB) The update requires that the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Service Pack 1 (12.1.0) or later be installed first. Download them both from Mactoptia or simply select the Check for Updates command from the Help menu in any Office 2008 application.

If you have already . . .

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