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    I have Windows Vista and download updates manually for the last two years. I noticed a big update and it is the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 and do I need to download this update since I use Vista Home Premium, not Office.

    Please advise. Thanks

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    [quote name='Bad Max' post='778657' date='06-Jun-2009 21:53']I have Windows Vista and download updates manually for the last two years. I noticed a big update and it is the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 and do I need to download this update since I use Vista Home Premium, not Office.

    Please advise. Thanks

    BM[/quote]
    If you do not have Office installed in any flavor, then you can safely skip this update. If you have any version of Office installed, please let us know so we can give you some informed advice.

    Thanks.
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    [quote name='Bad Max' post='778657' date='06-Jun-2009 21:53']... the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 ...[/quote]
    I don't have Microsoft Office of any version installed on my computer. When I go to the MS Vista updates page I do not get any notices about Office. So, adding to Doc's question, if you have Office installed, you probably should consider installing that service pack.

    Is this what you're seeing?

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    [quote name='Bad Max' post='778657' date='06-Jun-2009 20:53']I have Windows Vista and download updates manually for the last two years. I noticed a big update and it is the 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 and do I need to download this update since I use Vista Home Premium, not Office.[/quote]

    Microsoft Update will not offer you an update for products you do not have installed. You may have a trial version of Office that came preinstalled on the PC. You might also have a version of Microsoft Works installed that contains Word 2007.

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    Microsoft Update will look for ANY of the Microsoft products (NOT just Office) that are on ones machine and if found the updates for that product will be offered.

    I think that the product must be built for Windows XP or later. So some of the real old products are not supported.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    I checked in Programs and I have Microsoft Office including Office Excel 2007, One Note, Power Point, Word 2007, etc.

    Does that mean I need to download this update? Thanks

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    [quote name='Bad Max' post='780937' date='21-Jun-2009 20:52']I checked in Programs and I have Microsoft Office including Office Excel 2007, One Note, Power Point, Word 2007, etc.

    Does that mean I need to download this update? Thanks[/quote]

    If you have these programs installed I recommend you keep them up-to-date. If you do not use any of these and will never use them you should consider uninstalling them as long as you have some method for opening Office 2007 format documents.

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