News Junk E-mail Filter updates for March 2013

New Junk E-mail Filter definitions have been made available for Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013.

Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter (KB2768025)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk E-mail Filter (KB2768024)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Junk Email Filter (KB982726)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Junk Email Filter (KB2760587)

If you have Microsoft Update configured to also update other Microsoft applications, then this update will also also be offered via Microsoft Update or has already been updated automatically for you.

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News Outlook 2013 Hotfixes for February 2013

Hotfix KB2752007 for Outlook 2013
This hotfix contains a fix for all emails being deleted and re-downloaded for Outlook.com and Hotmail accounts which are connected via Exchange Active Sync (EAS).

View: More details and download information for KB2752007
 

Hotfix KB2760231 for Outlook 2013
This Office hotfix contains 2 fixes for Outlook. The first addresses an issues where status messages in the People Pane are being truncated. The second issue is where the Gregorian date is displayed as an incorrect lunar date.

View: More details and download information for KB2760231
 

Hotfix KB2752039 for Outlook 2013
This hotfix contains 4 fixes for specific issues. Most notable fixes are;

  • Credentials are not being saved when connecting to an on-premises Microsoft Exchange server for a domain joined computer.
  • When you choose “Tentative and Propose New Time” in a meeting request and click the “Propose Time” button, you receive an error message.

View: More details and download information for KB2752039
 

Obtaining the hotfixes
These are a Hotfixes and not a regular update. You can request them via their KB article page.

News Outlook 2010 Hotfixes for February 2013

Hotfix KB2760799 for Outlook 2010
This hotfix contains a fix for the room list not populating correctly when creating a meeting request for a meeting which is scheduled to start after the first 12 working hours.

View: More details and download information for KB2760799

Hotfix KB2760767 for Outlook 2010
This hotfix contains a fix where opening a task from an approval workflow in SharePoint does not open correctly when an email is being received at the same time. You won’t be able to directly approve the task and the progress dialog cannot access the URL and keeps flickering.

View: More details and download information for KB2760767

Obtaining the hotfixes
These are a Hotfixes and not a regular update. You can request them via their KB article page.

News Outlook 2007 Hotfix for February 2013

Hotfix KB2760822 for Outlook 2007
This hotfix contains 7 fixes for specific issues. Most notable fixes are;

  • Outlook 2007 crashes when you right-click the Preview pane after you install the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Outlook Add-in.
  • Assume that you have the Editor permission to a folder of a mailbox for another user. You open a message that is in a shared folder, such as the category of a message. In this situation, text is unexpectedly added to the body of the message.

View: More details and download information for KB2760822

Obtaining the hotfixes
These are a Hotfixes and not a regular update. You can request them via their KB article page.

News Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 is now available

The eagerly awaited Service Pack 3 for Exchange 2010 is now available.

Its main new feature is of course support for coexistence with Exchange 2013 so an upgrade scenario is now finally supported. Well… almost, as you need to wait for Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for Exchange 2013 which is due this quarter as well.

Once that is available, you are free to keep versions mixed as well in case you only want to add or replace Exchange servers when needed. You can now also install Exchange 2010 on Windows Server 2012

A cool new end-user feature is control over in which folder “Sent As” and “On Behalf Of” messages should be stored; the mailbox owner or the mail sender. You can control this via OWA. PowerShell support for this was already added to Exchange 2010 SP2 RU4.

View: What’s New in Exchange 2010 SP3
View: Description of Exchange Server 2010 SP3 (KB2808208)
Download: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3)

News Outlook 2010 Update for February 2013

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2010 and can be downloaded and installed manually, but is also being offered via Microsoft Update.

Update KB2597090 for Outlook 2010
This is a non-security update and has been described as “contains the latest stability and performance improvements”.

This rollup update contains the fixes which were released in hotfix KB2553391 of December 2012. It also contains a new fix which wasn’t included in the hotfix:

  • Outlook 2010 freezes when you try to download an offline address book (OAB) that is outside a firewall.

View: Download information for KB2597090

If you have Microsoft Update configured to also update other Microsoft applications, then this update will also also be offered via Microsoft Update or has already been updated automatically for you.