Description of the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: March 23, 2004

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released an update to Microsoft Office Outlook 2003. This optional update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of the messages that it should consider junk e-mail. By installing the update, you help the Junk E-mail Filter give you a higher level of protection against junk e-mail. Additional updates will follow.

INTRODUCTION

This article describes how to download and install the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235.

Note This update replaces the update that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
832333 Overview of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: December 16, 2003

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How to download and install the update

Client update

If you installed Microsoft Outlook from a CD-ROM, you have the following two options:
  • Use the Microsoft Office Updates Web site to automatically install all the latest updates that include all available service packs and public updates.
  • Install only the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235 by following the steps that are described later in this article.
Note Microsoft recommends that you install the client update by using the Office Updates Web site. The Office Updates Web site detects your particular installation of Microsoft Office and prompts you to install exactly what you must have to make sure that your Office installation is completely up-to-date.

Office Updates Web site


To have the Office Updates Web site detect the required updates that you must install on your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/maincatalog.aspx
Click Check for Updates. After detection is complete, you receive a list of recommended updates for your approval. Click Start Installation to complete the process.

Install only the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235


Follow these steps to download and install the client update:
  1. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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    Download
    Download the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235 client package now.

    Release Date: March 23, 2004

    For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
    Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

    Note To obtain a localized client version of Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    Http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C3E8926A-67F2-41DC-BB9A-B8BDBF48BA43
  2. Click Open to start the download and installation of Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235.
  3. If you are prompted to install the update, click Yes.
  4. Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
  5. Insert your Office 2003 CD-ROM if you are prompted to do so, and then click OK.
  6. When you receive a message that indicates the installation was successful, click OK.
Note After you install the update, you cannot remove it. To revert to an installation before the update was installed, you must remove Outlook 2003, and then install it again from the original CD-ROM.

Administrative update

If you installed Outlook 2003 from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative update and deploy that update to your computer.

If you are the server administrator, follow these steps to download the administrative update:
  1. In Windows Explorer, create a new folder on drive C, and then name the folder kb835235.
  2. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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    Download
    Download the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235 full file package now.

    Release Date: March 23, 2004

    For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
    Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

    Note To obtain a localized full file version of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://www.microsoft.com/office/ork/updates/2003/olkftr1102a.htm
  3. Click Save to save the installation file (for example, the Office2003-kb835235-fullfile-enu.exe file) to the kb835235 folder.
  4. Click Start, and then click Run.
  5. In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.
  6. At the command prompt, type the following lines, and then press ENTER after each line:
    cd \kb835235

    Office2003-kb835235-fullfile-enu.exe /c /t:c:\kb835235
  7. Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
  8. If you are familiar with the procedure for updating your administrative installation, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following command in the Open box
    msiexec /a AdminPath\MSI File /p C:\kb835235\MSP FileSHORTFILENAMES=TRUE
    where Admin Path is the path of your administrative installation point for Office 2003 (for example, C:\Office2003),MSI File is the .msi database package for the Microsoft Office 2003 product (for example, Pro11.msi), and MSP File is the name of the administrative update .msp file (for example, Outlfltr-fullfile-glb.msp).

    Note You can append /qb+ to the command line so that the Office 2003 Administrative Installation dialog box and the End User License Agreement dialog box do not appear.
  9. To deploy the update to the client workstations, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following command in the Open box
    msiexec /i AdminPath\MSI File REINSTALL=Feature List REINSTALLMODE=vomu
    where Admin Path is the path of your administrative installation point for Office 2003 (for example, C:\Office2003),MSI File is the MSI database package for the Office 2003 product (for example, Pro11.msi), and FeatureList is the list of feature names (case sensitive) that have to be reinstalled for the update. To install all features, you can use REINSTALL=ALL, or you can install the following feature:
    OUTLOOKFiles
For additional information about how to update your administrative installation and deploy to client workstations, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
829197 How to install updates to an administrative installation of Office 2003
This article contains standard instructions for installing an administrative public update. You can also see the following article in the Microsoft Office Resource Kit:
http://www.microsoft.com/office/ork/updates/2003/olkftr1102a.htm

How to determine whether the update is installed

The update contains an updated version of the following file:
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   -------------------------------------------
   23-Jan-2004  15:14  1,903,000  Outlfltr.dat
To determine whether the update is installed on your computer, follow these steps.

Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
  1. Click Start, and then click Search.
  2. In the Search Results pane, click All files and folders under Search Companion.
  3. In the All or part of the file name box, type Outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.
  4. In the list of files, right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.
  5. On the General tab, verify the Created date, time, and size of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on your computer.
Note If the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235 is already installed on your computer, you receive the following error message when you try to install the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235:
This update has already been applied or is included in an update that has already been applied.

Windows Installer update requirements

To install the update that is described in this article requires Windows Installer 2.0 or later. Both Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) include Windows Installer 2.0 or later. To install the latest version of the Windows Installer, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites.

Windows Installer for Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me):
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=cebbacd8-c094-4255-b702-de3bb768148f%20&displaylang=en
Windows Installer for Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4b6140f9-2d36-4977-8fa1-6f8a0f5dca8f&DisplayLang=en

List of the issue that is fixed by the update

The Microsoft Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update: KB835235 fixes the issue that is described in the "Summary" section of this article.

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Article ID: 835235 - Last Review: January 9, 2007 - Revision: 4.3
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  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
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