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Summary

This article describes how to obtain the latest Microsoft Office 2000 service pack.

INTRODUCTION

Office 2000 service packs provide the latest updates to Office 2000. Service packs contain security enhancements and improvements in stability and performance. Service packs include fixes that have been released previously in separate updates.

This article provides you with methods to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2000.

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Methods for obtaining the latest Office 2000 service pack

The following is a list of methods that you can use to obtain the latest Office 2000 service pack:

How to obtain the latest Office 2000 service pack from Microsoft Update or Office Update

We recommend that you use the following methods to obtain the latest Office 2000 service pack if you have Internet access on the computer that you want to update. The Microsoft Update Web site and the Office Update Web site automatically prompt you to install the Office 2000 service packs that are appropriate for the computer.
  • Microsoft Update (recommended)

    To download the service pack from Microsoft Update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate
    Note If you experience issues installing the latest Office 2000 service pack from Microsoft Update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/troubleshoot.aspx
  • Office Update

    To download the service pack from Office Update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/FX101321101033.aspx
    Note If you experience issues when you install the latest Office 2000 service pack from Office Update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
    304498 How to troubleshoot failures updating your Office installation from the Office Update Web site

How to obtain the latest Office 2000 service pack from the Microsoft Download Center

We recommend that you obtain the latest Office 2000 service pack from the Microsoft Download Center in the following situations:
  • You want to download the service pack, but you do not want to install it immediately.
  • You want to download the service pack and then transfer it to a computer that is not connected to the intranet or to a computer that has a slow Internet connection.
The Microsoft Download Center explains what is new in the latest Office 2000 service pack. The Microsoft Download Center also contains additional deployment information.

How to obtain both Office 2000 SR1 and Office 2000 SP2 updates on a CD-ROM in North America only

Microsoft Office 2000 SP2 can be obtained free of charge on a CD-ROM in North America only. For your convenience, this CD-ROM contains the following updates:
  • Office 2000 SP2 Update
  • Office 2000 SR-1a Update
You can order this CD-ROM. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/2000/SP2upd.aspx

You can also obtain Office 2000 SP2 on CD-ROM in North America by calling the Microsoft Order Desk at (800) 360-7561.

Issues in the latest Office 2000 service pack

The following articles describe how to obtain a list of issues that are fixed by the latest Office 2000 service pack. Additionally, the articles contain information about known issues with the latest Office 2000 service pack. Click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
  • Office 2000 SP3 - Release Date November 13, 2002

    For more information about Office 2000 SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    326585 Description of the Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (S326585 )
  • Office 2000 SP2 - Release Date: November 28, 2000

    For more information about Office 2000 SP2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    278942 What Is Office 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP-2)?
  • Office 2000 SR1 –Release Date: May 12, 2000

    For more information about Office 2000 SR1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    261933 What Is the SR-1a Update?

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Article ID: 276367 - Last Review: August 20, 2012 - Revision: 5.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Premium Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Edition
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