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Description of the Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3)
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Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office 2000. Office 2000 SP3 contains significant security enhancements and improvements in stability and performance. Some of the fixes that are included with Office 2000 SP3 were released earlier as separate updates. This service pack combines the updates into one integrated package and includes a number of other changes that are designed to improve the reliability and performance of your Office 2000 programs.
This article describes how to download and install Office 2000 SP3.
How to Download and Install Office 2000 SP3Important Before you install the Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Client Update or the Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Administrative Update, install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1a (SR-1a). For additional information about how to install Office 2000 SR-1a, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/245025/ )How to obtain and install the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Update
Client UpdateIf you installed Office 2000 from a CD-ROM, you have the following two options:
Office Product Updates Web SiteTo have the Office Product Updates Web site detect the required updates that you must install on your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/ProductUpdates/default.aspxAfter detection is complete, you receive a list of recommended updates for your approval. Click Start Installation to complete the process.
Office 2000 SP3 Client UpdateTo download and install Office 2000 SP3 Client Update only, follow these steps:
Office 2000 SP3 Administrative UpdateIf you installed any of the products listed at the beginning of this article from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative public update and deploy that update to your computer.
If you are the server administrator, follow these steps to download the administrative update:
304165This article contains standard instructions for installing an administrative public update.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304165/ )How to download and install an update to an administrative installation of Office 2000
Or, you can see the following article in the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit:
Notes About Office 2000 SP3Both the client and the administrative version of Office 2000 SP3 contain an upgrade to the Access Run Time Executable.
Note The Access Run Time Executable is not installed with Office 2000. It is available only with the Office Developer Tools. If you have not installed the Access Run Time feature from the Office Developer Tools, the ARTSP3.msp (client) file and the ARTSP3ff.msp (administrative) file are not applicable. If you have the full Microsoft Access 2000 program installed, Access 2000 will be updated with the MainSP3.msp (client) file or the MainSP3ff.msp (administrative) file. For additional information about how to upgrade Access Run Time installations, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
287484All language versions of the Administrative download includes the following updates:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/287484/ )How to download and install an administrative update available for the Access 2000 and SQL Server 2000 Readiness Update
Known Issues When You Install Office 2000 SP3
Restart the Computer During InstallationUnder the following conditions, the installation of Office 2000 SP3 may require you to restart your computer:
Office 2000 SP3 May Require the Office CD-ROM or the Network Installation LocationTo make sure of the integrity of your Office installation, the Installation Wizard may require access to the Office product CD or your network installation location during the installation process.
Microsoft Access 2000 Indexes Change When You Upsize to SQL After You Install of Office 2000 SP3After you install Office 2000 SP3, if the Access Wizard files do not upgrade properly, descending indexes in Access 2000 that have been upsized to SQL Server are still upsized as ascending indexes. This issue occurs because the Access Wizard files are unversioned files and they are not updated properly after you install Office 2000 SP3. For additional information about this issue and steps that you can take to avoid it, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/331976/ )Unversioned files are not updated after you install an Office 2000 service pack, hotfix, or patch
Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1 (SR1) MultiLanguage PackFor complete Office 2000 SP3 functionality, install both of the following if you are using the Office 2000 SR1 MultiLanguage Pack:
How to Determine Whether the Public Update Is InstalledOffice 2000 SP3 contains updated versions of the following files:
To determine whether Office 2000 SP3 is installed, start any Office 2000 program, and then click About Microsoft program on the Help menu. The product version is (SP3) if Office 2000 SP3 is installed.
Acwzlib.mde Acwzmain.mde Acwztool.mde Artgalry.exe Bjablr32.dll Bjlog32.dll Bjsrch32.dll Cag.exe Ccmarch.dll Cdo.dll Cdo.dll Chapi3t1.dll Contab32.dll Emablt32.dll Emsabp32.dll Emsmdb32.dll Emsui32.dll Envelope.dll Eurotool.xla Excel.exe Exsec32.dll Fm20.dll Fp4awec.dll Graph9.exe Mcps.dll Mdt2db.dll Mdt2dbns.dll Mdt2dd.dll Mdt2df.dll Mdt2dfx.dll Mdt2fref.dll Mdt2fw.dll Mdt2fwui.dll Mdt2g.dll Mdt2gddo.dll Mdt2gddr.dll Mdt2qd.dll Medcat.dll Mimedir.dll Minet32.dll Msaccess.exe Msdaipp.dll Msgr2en.lex Msmapi32.dll Msmapi32.dll Mso9.dll Msoeuro.dll Msonsext.dll Msppt9.olb Mspst32.dll Mspst32.dll Msqry32.exe Mssp3en.lex Mssp3ena.lex Msspell3.dll Ocp.dll Oladd.fae Olappt.fae Olexchng.aw Olkfstub.dll Olsec9.chm Olxchng9.chm Omi9.dll Omint.dll Ouactrl.ocx Outex.dll Outlhlp.aw Outllib.dll Outllibr.dll Outlmime.dll Outlook.exe Ows.dll Photoed.exe Powerpnt.exe Pp7x32.dll Ppttools.ppa Pstprx32.dll Rm.dll Rtfhtml.dll Sendto9.dll Soa900.dll Utility.mda Vbe6.dll Winword.exe Wrd6ex32.cnv Ww9intl.dll Xleuro9.chm
The following table indicates the version numbers for the Microsoft Office products as the version numbers appear in the About Microsoft program dialog box.
Because the Help About dialog box sometimes identifies Office 2000 SP3 incorrectly, Microsoft recommends that you verify the file properties of the program executable. The following table is a list of the file versions found in the file properties of the program executable files for Office 2000 SP3:
Office program File Name SP3 version ---------------------------------------------------- Microsoft Access Msaccess.exe 9.0.6926 Microsoft Excel Excel.exe 9.0.6926 Microsoft Outlook Outlook.exe 18.104.22.16827 Microsoft PowerPoint Powerpnt.exe 9.0.6620 Microsoft Word Winword.exe 9.0.6926
Office program File Name SP3 version ---------------------------------------------------- Microsoft Access Msaccess.exe 22.214.171.12420 Microsoft Excel Excel.exe 126.96.36.19927 Microsoft Outlook Outlook.exe 188.8.131.5204 Microsoft PowerPoint Powerpnt.exe 184.108.40.20620 Microsoft Word Winword.exe 220.127.116.1126
Issues Fixed by the UpdateOffice 2000 SP3 addresses the issues described in the following Microsoft Security Bulletins:
For additional information about the specific updates included with Office 2000 SP-2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276257Office 2000 SP3 includes the following previously released updates that were released after Office 2000 SP2:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/276257/ )List of issues fixed in Office 2000 Service Pack 2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326605/ )Issues fixed in Access 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326667/ )Issues that are fixed in Excel 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326669/ )Issues fixed in FrontPage 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326668/ )List of issues that are fixed in Outlook 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326609/ )Issues fixed in PowerPoint 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326665/ )List of the issues fixed in Word 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/237381/ )Characters are lost or changed to all caps when you type them
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/280116/ )"This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down" error message when you crop an image in Photo Editor
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294687/ )You receive an error message when you open from or save to a domain Dfs in Office 2000
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/298417/ )Office program stops responding in the Open dialog box
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314698/ )Poor performance if the "Default File Location" option is set to a remote share
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/265105/ )Pop-up menu items disappear when opening multiple documents based on template
311056Office 2000 SP3 fixes the following issue, not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/311056/ )Display size of an EMF image changes when you change the screen resolution on Windows 2000
OFF: Files with Default Icons Display the Generic File Icon When You Use Web FoldersWhen you view the contents of a Web folder, files with default icons may appear with the generic file icon.
Word May Stop Responding When You Open a HTML Document That Contains the <!—[if gte mso TagWhen you open an HTML document in Microsoft Word that uses the <!--[if gte mso tag, Word may stop responding.
OFF: Image May Disappear When You Rotate the Image in Photo EditorIf you rotate an image while using the version of Photo Editor that is included with Office 2000, the image may disappear.
XL: Drop-down Lists from Combo Boxes Always Appear on the Primary MonitorOn a dual monitor display, the drop-down lists of combo boxes always appear on the primary monitor, even when the combo box itself is placed on a secondary monitor.
Article ID: 326585 - Last Review: September 13, 2012 - Revision: 15.0