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+ - Microsoft 'update' breaks Office 2008 for Mac->

Submitted by yumyum
yumyum writes: A week ago the MS Office 2008 install on my MacBook Pro notified me that there was an update available, Service Pack 2. I dutifully granted it permission to do its business and update my MS Office 2008 stuff. However, today I found out that I could not open a PowerPoint presentation. The message I got was that perhaps the file was corrupted. Other files exhibited the same behavior. Checking online, I found this article letting me know that I was not alone in my problem. In it there is a link to a MS help topic that mentions some, frankly, stupid workarounds for those of us afflicted by this "cannot open" issue, and a faint glimmer of hope that sometime in August there will be a fix for what MS broke. So, for those of you contemplating installing MS Office 2008 Service Pack 2, two words: DON'T
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