OFF2000: Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a Recommended Updates for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT 4.0 Systems

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On the root of the Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1 Update CD and the Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1 Full Product CD, you will find a folder called "Support". The Support folder contains a collection of updates that may be required on certain operating systems or for a specific set of users who may be affected by a known issue. Before you apply the updates, read the descriptions of the known issues below and then determine whether the update applies to your specific situation.

Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Known Issues for Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, and Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

Applying the Updates

To apply one or more of these updates to a Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0 system, look for the appropriate files in the \Support\Non2000 folder on the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a CD.

For additional information about Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a Recommended Updates for Windows 2000 Systems, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
253589 OFF2000: Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a Recommended Updates for Windows 2000 Systems
Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a is available at the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/

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OE Fix for vCard

This release of Wab32.dll (version 5.00.3013.3100) addresses an issue that prevents Microsoft Outlook 2000 users from exporting or saving contact information to a VCF file. An earlier release of Wab32.dll (version 5.0.2919.6600) does not allow the export or save feature to work.

To apply this update to Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0, double-click Q248120.exe, which is located in the \Support\Non2000 folder on the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Update CD.

This release updates the following file to the following version number:
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FileVersion
Wab32.dll5.00.3013.3100

RichEdit 2.0 Fix for Arabic and Hebrew Systems

This release of Riched20.dll (5.30.23.1203) addresses a display issue when left-to-right and right-to-left (bidirectional) text is displayed.

To apply this update to Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0, double-click Richedit.exe, which is located in the \Support\Non2000 folder on the Office SR-1/SR-1a Update CD.

This release updates the following file to the following version number:
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FileVersion
Riched20.dll5.30.23.1203

HTML Help Installer

For all languages, this release of HTML Help addresses display issues where non-English text strings may appear corrupted. The updated version is version 1.3. Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a contains version 1.21.

To apply this update to Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0, double-click Hhupd.exe located in the \Support\Non2000 folder on the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a CD, and follow the instructions on your screen.

This release updates the following files to the following version numbers:
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Hh.exe4.74.8702
Hhctrl.ocx4.74.8702
Itircl.dll4.72.7277.0
Itss.dll4.72.8085.0

IME2000 Update for Japanese Systems Only

This release addresses an issue that prevents you from entering ideographic characters in the Dictionary tool of Input Method Editor (IME) if you have installed both Global IME (GIME) and IME2000.

To apply this update to Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0, double-click Gimefix.exe located in the \Support\Non2000 folder on the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a CD. This release updates the following files to the following version numbers:
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FileVersion
Imejp.ime7.0.1.5010
Imejpdct.dll7.0.1.5010
Imejpknl.dll7.0.1.5010
Imejputy.dll7.0.1.5010

Updated Crypto Service Provider (CSP) for Outlook 2000 SR-1/SR-1a

This release of Exchcsp.dll contains bug fixes and improvements for Outlook 2000 SR-1/SR-1a. You need to apply this file if you have run the SR-1/SR-1a update over Outlook 2000, and you use encryption in Outlook.

To apply this update, follow these steps:
  1. Determine the strength of encryption on your computer.
    1. Start Microsoft Internet Explorer.
    2. On the Help menu, click About Internet Explorer.
    3. Under Cipher Strength, note your encryption strength (40-, 56- or 128-bit).
  2. Start the appropriate CSP installer.

    If the cipher strength was 40 or 56 bit, then run Out40.exe.
    If the cipher strength was 128 bit, then run Out128.exe.
You can find Out40.exe and Out128.exe in the following locations:
  • In the Support\Non2000 folder located in the root directory of the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a CD
  • On the Microsoft Windows Update Web site: http://update.microsoft.com
  • On the Microsoft Tools on the Web Web site: http://office.microsoft.com
This release updates the following file to the following version number:
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FileVersion
Exchcsp.dll5.5.3123.0 (for 40- and 56-bit systems)
Exchcsp.dll5.5.3123.1 (for 128-bit system)

Updated Comctl32.dll for Mini-Language Pack Installations

This update addresses a problem in languages using the Mini-Language Pack update version of Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a. In some languages, after installing the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Update, corrupted text may appear on the tabs of the dialog box for creating new files.

An updated version of Comctrl32.dll is available for download from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site (http://update.microsoft.com).
Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Use for other considerations.

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