Here is from http://blogs.msdn.com/ifilter/
"Wednesday, December 19, 2007 1:08 AM
MS Filter Pack released !
I'm pleased to announce that after months of blood, sweat and toil, the MS Filter Pack is finally available !!! The package can be downloaded from :
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/deta ... laylang=en
The filter pack includes the following IFilters:
· Metro (.docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb)
· Zip (.zip)
· OneNote (.one)
· Visio (.vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, .vtx)
· SPS2003, MOSS2007, Search Server 2008, Search Server 2008 Express
· Exchange 2005
· SQL 2005, SQL 2008
· Windows Desktop Search 3.01, WDS 4
· The Filter Pack installs the above IFilters on the machine
· Each IFilter is registered with Windows Indexing Service
· Each product above has a corresponding KB to describe how to register the filters"
You might also want to have a look at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/944433/en-us
("The 2007 Office documents are not found when you try to search for the documents in the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 site collection. ... This problem occurs because a 2007 Office IFilter is not installed.")
Hope this helps.
Happy New Year to All!