Progress Update: Vista Updates Crater Word

As you know from my last post , Microsoft Word suffered collateral damage from Tuesday's Microsoft patch updates. It took me the better part of the morning but I was functional again by noon, after uninstalling Microsoft Office, backing out the Vista operating system updates and security fixes, and then reinstalling and patching Office and OS software.

Later today I was contacted by Jason, a Microsoft representative in their security organization, to gather some logs, registry information, etc., to help diagnose the problem. Once an FTP site is available I'll be uploading the information that could help Microsoft debug the problem.

I haven't seen any widespread reports of the issues I experience but that's good. I do appreciate Microsoft following up and asking to gather information that might help them track down the problem.

I'll keep you posted as to the progress that's made.

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