Like it or not: Office 2007 SP2 coming later this month

Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to push Office 2007 Service Pack 2 to customers at some point later this month, though it did not specify an exact date. So says an entry to the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) blog.

Office 2007 SP2 will include support for Open Document Format (ODF), improve the performance of the Outlook 2007 e-mail client and add a feature that makes it easier to uninstall service packs. However, Microsoft has not mentioned the release of a service pack blocking tool for this update. It does not seem to have one posted to its Web site and none was released for SP1, reports Computerworld.

If you know of the service pack blocking tool, or have a tip on how an enterprise can block the WSUS upgrade so it can test SP2 before rolling it out, please post a comment and share.

Note: for more Office 2007 tips, check out our April guest blog Steve Johnson writing Microsoft Office 2007 On Demand

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