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Why do I want updates for programs I haven't installed

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Old 10-28-2008
Mark
 

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Why do I want updates for programs I haven't installed
According to Belarc Advisor, I've installed the following Microsoft programs,
all running under Windows XP Pro SP3:

Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.7.0.18066 *
Microsoft - French Spelling Reform User Interface. Version 1.0.0.7 *
Microsoft Clip Organizer Version 11.0.8164 *
Microsoft Corporation - Import Pictures Wizard Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *
Microsoft Corporation - Internet Explorer Version 7.00.6000.16705 *
Microsoft Corporation - Office Source Engine Version 11.0.5525 *
Microsoft Corporation - Windows Installer - Unicode Version 3.1.4001.5512 *
Microsoft Corporation - Windows Movie Maker Version 2.1.4026.0 *
Microsoft Corporation - Windows® NetMeeting® Version 3.01 *
Microsoft Corporation - Zone.com Version 1.2.626.1 *
Microsoft Corporation - Zune® Version 3.0.532.0 *
Microsoft Data Access Components Version 3.525.1132.0 *
Microsoft Money Version 8.00.0731 *
Microsoft Office 2003 Version 11.0.8231 *
Microsoft Office Document Imaging Version 11.0.8166.2 *
Microsoft Office InfoPath Version 11.0.8161 *
Microsoft Office Isolated Converter Environment Version 12.0.6021.5000 *
Microsoft Office Outlook Version 11.0.8217 *
Microsoft Office Picture Manager Version 11.0.8161 *
Microsoft Open XML Converter Version 12.0.4518.1014 *
Microsoft Picture It! 9 Version 9.00.0607.0 *
Microsoft SQL Server Version 8.00.2050 *
Microsoft Windows Version 3.10.425 *
Microsoft® .NET Framework Version 2.0.50727.1433 *
Microsoft® Corporation - Update Detection Module Version 9.00.0607.0 *
Microsoft® Schedule+ for Windows 95(TM) Version 7.5 *
Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET Version 7.00.9466 *



Why does Update want me to load the following Office 2007 fixes, and is
there a reason to do so?

Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB936960)
Security Update for Microsoft Office system 2007 (KB951808)
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB954038)
Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB951944)
Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB954326)
Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB955936
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Old 10-28-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: Why do I want updates for programs I haven't installed
Short answer: As you've already installed the Microsoft Office Compatibility
Pack (else Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP1 wouldn't be offered), the
updates you list apply to your machine and Office 2003 SP3.
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
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Mark wrote:
> According to Belarc Advisor, I've installed the following Microsoft
> programs, all running under Windows XP Pro SP3:
>
> Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.7.0.18066 *
> Microsoft - French Spelling Reform User Interface. Version 1.0.0.7 *
> Microsoft Clip Organizer Version 11.0.8164 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Import Pictures Wizard Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Internet Explorer Version 7.00.6000.16705 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Office Source Engine Version 11.0.5525 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Windows Installer - Unicode Version 3.1.4001.5512
> *
> Microsoft Corporation - Windows Movie Maker Version 2.1.4026.0 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Windows® NetMeeting® Version 3.01 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Zone.com Version 1.2.626.1 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Zune® Version 3.0.532.0 *
> Microsoft Data Access Components Version 3.525.1132.0 *
> Microsoft Money Version 8.00.0731 *
> Microsoft Office 2003 Version 11.0.8231 *
> Microsoft Office Document Imaging Version 11.0.8166.2 *
> Microsoft Office InfoPath Version 11.0.8161 *
> Microsoft Office Isolated Converter Environment Version 12.0.6021.5000 *
> Microsoft Office Outlook Version 11.0.8217 *
> Microsoft Office Picture Manager Version 11.0.8161 *
> Microsoft Open XML Converter Version 12.0.4518.1014 *
> Microsoft Picture It! 9 Version 9.00.0607.0 *
> Microsoft SQL Server Version 8.00.2050 *
> Microsoft Windows Version 3.10.425 *
> Microsoft® .NET Framework Version 2.0.50727.1433 *
> Microsoft® Corporation - Update Detection Module Version 9.00.0607.0 *
> Microsoft® Schedule+ for Windows 95(TM) Version 7.5 *
> Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET Version 7.00.9466 *
>
>
>
> Why does Update want me to load the following Office 2007 fixes, and is
> there a reason to do so?
>
> Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB936960)
> Security Update for Microsoft Office system 2007 (KB951808)
> Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1)
> Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB954038)
> Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB951944)
> Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB954326)
> Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB955936


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Old 10-28-2008
Gordon
 

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Re: Why do I want updates for programs I haven't installed
"Mark" <Mark@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:3443C883-A3A4-43BB-BAB5-592E2A70C27C@microsoft.com...
> Microsoft Office Isolated Converter Environment Version 12.0.6021.5000 *
> Microsoft Open XML Converter Version 12.0.4518.1014 *
>


Because these are Office 2007. Did you install the Office 2007 Compatibility
Pack?

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