Microsoft releases Office 2008 for Mac 12.3.4 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.3.4 Update. (218 MB) This one update includes the 19 prior updates 12.1.1 through 12.3.3.

According to the update’s description it addresses one Excel issue. When selecting Object… from the Insert menu and then selecting Display as icon in the Insert Object dialog box, Excel could crash.

Users should quit all Office applications and web browsers prior to updating. This update should also be available via . . .

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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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Possible workaround for crashes involving Webcore

Some Entourage users are experiencing frequent crashes involving Webcore and JavaScriptCore. Try this workaround: In Entourage preferences, go to Security and uncheck “Display complex HTML in messages” and make sure that “Download pictures” is set to “Never”. . . .

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Troubleshooting Crashes and Connection Errors

When you are experiencing problems with Entourage, you want immediate answers. You can ask on one of the support forums like the microsoft.public.mac.office.entourage newsgroup, but you might have to wait to get an answer. I suggest starting with a search on the Entourage Help Page.

[public newsgroups have been closed. Ask on the Microsoft Product Forums]

If you want a quick answer. These pages, in particular, are good starting points:

Most Popular Questions The Error . . .

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How-To: Dealing with error messages and solving problems

How-to find help when you receive an error message or you are experiencing problems in Microsoft Entourage. . . .

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