WD2000: IPF When You Use an Input Method Editor to Type Characters

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NOTE: The information in this article applies to the Japanese version%3 of Word 2000.
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When you use an Input Method Editor (IME) to type characters in a document and then press the SPACEBAR to convert the Hiragana characters to Kanji or Katakana, you receive an error message similar to the following:
Winword caused an Invalid Page Fault in module MSO9.dll.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
The Japanese version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time       Version  Size       File name          Platform
   12/15/2000 10:06:16p  N/A          3,048  Readme.txt         x86
   01/26/2001 03:29:13p  N/A      3,685,788  WINWORD.msp        x86
   01/26/2001 03:55:29p  N/A      4,671,636  WINWORD_Admin.msp  x86

After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date       Time       Version     Size       File name    Platform
   01/18/2001 02:53:14a  8,814,644  Winword.exe  x86


To work around this problem, disable the IME TrueInline option. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. On the Edit tab, clear the IME TrueInline check box under IME options.
  3. Click OK.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3).


Article ID: 278883 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 95
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
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