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Microsoft releases Office 2004 Service Pack 1

updated 10:05 am EDT, Tue October 12, 2004

Office 2004 Service Pack 1

The Mac BU today announced the availability of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Office 2004 for Mac via Microsoft AutoUpdate, which it says addresses potential security issues and bugs reported via the new Microsoft Error Reporting Protocol (MERP), which anonymously sends crash data to Microsoft. "A service pack is a tested, cumulative set of security and critical updates following an initial product release, along with fixes for problems found by Microsoft or through MERP data provided by customers and through customer support calls. Customers will be notified and can download Office 2004 for Mac SP1 via Microsoft AutoUpdate. In addition, customers can download SP1 for Office 2004 from the .

by MacNN Staff





  1. quadgrande

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Uh, no the didn't

    As of 10:35AM EDT, not in auto-update, nor on mactopia.

  1. Treuf

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Where is the update ?

    I don't want to install MS autodownload c*** (as if I could like to have any autocrashing MS app on my mac)
    It seems the update is not on mactopia ... unless I can't see it.

    Any clue where to get it ?

    NB to story poster : don't post too fast :p

  1. barrysharp

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Ditto - where's update

    Didn't find it - ?????

  1. rtbarry

    Joined: Dec 1969



    not available, missing, non-existent, invisible...

  1. gene

    Joined: Dec 1969


    It is here...

    Downloading 22Megs.... :))))

  1. Kees

    Joined: Dec 1969


    got it

    yup, just showed up on mactopia, downloaded it, but I'll hold off on installing till i see some reports on this one.

  1. ottawadave

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Seems ok

    I've applied it. So far it hasn't broken anything with Exchange mail.

    I had some very long e-mails that seemed to take several seconds to display in preview. They are not instant now, but they do display much faster.

    WYSIWYG fonts in Entourage seemd to be turned back on. The font list still does not scroll very quickly.

    Enough playing around with it tonight though. For what it's worth, it has not broken anything.

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