Hotfixes, updates, roll-ups, and service packs for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.
As announced over the summer, Microsoft was targeting an end-of-year release for Exchange Server 2010 SP2. True to their word, Exchange 2010 SP2 was released earlier this week. As with all updates and service packs, previously released update rollups are included in SP2. As expected, new features include a basic text-based mini-OWA, suitable for low
Outlook 2010 hotfixes and updates released in 2011
SP2 contains a number of performance-based improvements for Outlook users. Pain points which were addressed include starting up and shutting down Outlook, switching between folders with large numbers of messages, calendar reliability and consistency, and general responsiveness when performing common tasks around managing e-mail, calendar, and other information. In short, Outlook should run faster and
Many of the fixes in Outlook 2003 SP3 were previously released in updates or hotfixes. New features are all security-related and most can be disabled by editing a registry key, if necessary for your business. Office 2003 SP3 combines previously released fixes into one update so you only need to install one service pack if
This service pack includes previously released service packs and fixes several undocumented bugs, including one affecting users with multiple SMTP accounts. SP2 adds anti-phishing functionality, displaying all junk email in plain text format and removing the ability to click on URLs in the junk email folder and on other suspicious messages. For complete details, see
All previously released updates are included in the service pack and the following new issues are addressed by SP1. Note that some, but not all, of the forms cache issues affecting Outlook should be corrected by the installation of SP1. Outlookcode.com has more information on what's fixed with the forms cache and what is still
When you use Microsoft Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 and have multiple accounts delivered to different *.pst files, Outlook doesn’t use the default account set in Account settings. Instead, it uses the account associated with the mailbox or *.pst file the folder you are viewing is stored in. This change in behavior doesn't work well when an IMAP is configured to be the default email account and you have a POP3 account delivered to the default pst file.
Exchange Server 2003 is no longer available for purchase. The current version is Exchange 2010. Also see: Exchange 2003 Tools Descriptions New Features | Administration | User Issues | Development | More Information Recently Published Exchange 2003 Knowledgebase Articles New Features What's New in Exchange 2003 How to Troubleshoot Query-Based Distribution Groups Forms-based Authentication —
Office XP Service Pack 2 consolidates the updates that Microsoft has issued for the various Office programs, including Outlook 2002, since Service Pack 1 (which is a prerequisite for installing SP2). All future Office XP updates will require that you have SP2 installed first. For an overview, see: OFFXP Overview of the Office XP Service