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Microsoft Releases Blog Entry Regarding Recent Outlook 2007 Update

Original release date: December 20, 2010 | Last revised: October 23, 2012

The Microsoft Outlook product team has posted a blog entry to inform users of several issues related to the Outlook 2007 update (KB2412171) that was released on December 14. The product team has identified these issues as:

  • Outlook fails to connect if Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is configured for an account and the mail server does not support SPA.
  • Noticeable performance issues when switching between folders if a Microsoft Exchange Server account is not configured in Outlook.
  • AutoArchive cannot be configured for IMAP, POP3, or Outlook Live Connector accounts if there is no Exchange Server account configured in the same Outlook provide.
The blog entry indicates that this update has been removed from Microsoft Update. Users who have previously applied the update and are experiencing any of the listed issues are encouraged to uninstall the December 2010 update as described in the blog entry.

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