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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Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.8 Update released

Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.8 Update now available via Microsoft AutoUpdater or by direct download. If you installed 12.2.7 and were experiencing problems, it’s unclear at this time if the updater will fix those issues or if you will need to re-install Office. This updater requires 12.2.1 to be installed.

Before updating Office, I suggest archiving (zipping) your Office folder or making a duplicate if you do not have a Time Machine backup of . . .

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