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OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Web Components Update: August 9, 2001
Article ID: 300552
This article was previously published under Q300552
Microsoft has released an update to Microsoft Office XP Web Components.
This article describes how to download and install the Office XP Web Components Public Update: August 9, 2001.
Note This Public Update is part of the Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 1 (SP-1), but for your convenience the Public Update also is available individually, as described in the "More Information" section of this article. If you already applied Office XP SP-1, you do not need to apply this Public Update. For additional information about the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307841/ )OFFXP: How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack
How to Download and Install the Update
Client UpdateIf you installed Office XP from a CD-ROM, follow these steps to download and install the client update:
Administrative UpdateIf you installed Office XP from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative public update and deploy that update to the client workstations.
If you are the server administrator, follow these steps to download the administrative update:
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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:
301348This article contains standard instructions for installing an administrative public update.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301348/ )OFFXP: How to install a public update to an administrative installation
Updating Microsoft Office XP Web Components on Admin InstallOn an Office XP administrative installation, you must also update the Microsoft Office XP Web Components (OWC). To do this, follow these steps:
Updating Workstations with Microsoft Office XP Web Components InstalledFor workstations with the "Microsoft Office XP Web Components" product installed, you must update the Microsoft Office XP Web Components (OWC). To determine if the Microsoft Office XP Web Components are installed, open the Add/Remove Programs item in Control Panel and look for Microsoft Office XP Web Components in the list of installed programs.
Note It is possible to have the Microsoft Office Web Components installed without having other Microsoft Office XP programs installed. To update the workstation, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/288729/ )OFFXP: Licensing and using Office XP Web Components
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/288732/ )OFFXP: How to deploy the Office Web Components
How to Determine Whether the Public Update Is InstalledThe Office XP Web Components Update makes changes to the OWC10.dll. The version of the product does not change when you apply the patch and remains 10.0.2627.01.
To verify whether the installation of the update was successful, check that the version of the Owc10.dll file on your system is equal to 10.0.2922.0. By default, the file Owc10.dll is in the following location on your computer: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Components\10 To check the last four digits, follow these steps:
Issues Fixed by the UpdateThe update fixes the issues described as follows:
Security Fixes in Office Web Components: This update includes fixes to the Web Chart component and OWC10.DLL to improve the security of these features.
When you use the PERSIST SECURITY INFO property using all upper case, you receive an ADO error in a Turkish version of the Office XP Web Components: When you open an Access Data Project (ADP) in a Turkish version of Office XP, and execute code similar to the following in the debug window
you receive an ADO error.
If you execute code similar to the following in the debug window
the error does not occur.
Article ID: 300552 - Last Review: August 10, 2012 - Revision: 4.0