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The DplyOfXP.exe file contains the "Microsoft Office XP Update Deployment" white paper, which discusses how to distribute and install Office XP Service Pack 1 (SP1), Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), and other fixes and updates for Office XP. It also describes the different types of administrative and client Windows Installer updates that you can use when you deploy updates. Finally, it describes methods for managing these updates.

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UpdateDeployment.doc -- a Microsoft Word document
Release Date: Oct-28-2002

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  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • UPDATING
    • What Is Updating?
      • What Is a Windows Installer Update?
    • Administrative Updates vs. Client Updates
      • Administrative Updates, Binary
      • Administrative Updates, Full-File
      • Client Updates, Binary
      • Client Updates, Full-File
    • How Administrative Updating Works
    • How Client Updating Works
    • Issues When Mixing Administrative and Client Updates
  • THE SP1, SP2, AND SP3 ADMINISTRATIVE Updates
    • Description of the Administrative SP1 Update Files
    • Description of the Administrative SP2 Update Files
    • Description of the Administrative SP3 Update Files
    • Upgrading an Office XP Administrative Installation Point (AIP)
    • Upgrading Clients from the Updated Office XP AIP
  • THE SP1, SP2, AND SP3 CLIENT Updates
    • Description of the Binary Client SP1, SP2, AND SP3 Update Files
    • Description of the Full-File Client SP2 Update File
    • Description of the Full-File Client SP3 Update File
    • Description of OHotfix.exe
      • Update Installation
      • Monitoring
      • Reboot Handling
      • Logging
    • Customizing OHotfix.ini
      • IsNormalUpdate
      • AdminUsesShortFilenames
      • AdminPath
      • MessageTitle
      • CopyFilesToRerun
      • ShowSuccessDialog
      • RunSetupWatson
      • RequireAllPatchesNeeded
      • RequireAllProductsAtMinVersion
      • MinProductVersion
      • MinMsiVersion
      • UpgradeMsi
      • MsiUpgradeURL
      • OHotfixLogLevel
      • MsiLogLevel
      • OHotfixUILevel
      • MsiUILevel
      • RebootInQuietMode
      • FeatureToCheck
    • Client Update Maintenance
      • Update Installation Order
      • Update File Organization
      • Update File Replacement
      • Update Organization Methods
      • Chaining the Update Installation to an Office XP Installation
  • ADVANCED UPDATE DEPLOYMENT
    • Understanding Office XP Baselines
    • ProductVersion and Office Updates
    • Updating ProductVersion from an Updated Administrative Point
    • Post-Service Pack Updates
    • Usage Scenarios
    • Know Issues with SP3
      • Updating Access Wizard Files
      • Error 1931 Occurs When You Install SP3 on Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003
      • Error Message: "The Expected Version of the Product Was Not Found on Your System"
  • TROUBLESHOOTING
    • Windows Installer Log File
    • OHotfix and Installer Logs
    • Reviewing the Log File

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Article ID: 330043 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office XP Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office XP Small Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office XP Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office XP Standard Edition for Students and Teachers
  • Microsoft Office XP Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Access 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
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