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When you open a Word mail merge document that contains information from a Microsoft Access database, macros contained in the database may be enabled, and Word may not display the macro virus warning message.
This problem can occur in either of the following situations:
To resolve this problem, install the Word Mail Merge Security Update. This update is designed to patch Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1) installations. For more information about obtaining and installing SR-1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
245025To install the Word Mail Merge Security Update, follow these steps:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/245025/ )How to obtain and install the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Update
This update has already been installed.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was corrected in the latest Microsoft Word 2000 update. Please see the "Resolution" section of this article for more information.
After you install this update, when Microsoft Word opens a Microsoft Access data source that is attached to a Microsoft Word mail merge document, the following message is displayed:
Click Find Data Source to open the Microsoft Access data source. If you are still unable to connect to the data source, follow these steps:
main_document_filename is a mail merge main document. Word cannot find its data source, data_source_filename.
For more information about how to apply the Word Mail Merge Security Update to an administrative installation of Microsoft Office 2000, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/275205/ )How to apply the Word Mail Merge Security Update to an administrative installation