How to obtain the latest Microsoft XML 4.0 service pack

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Summary

Microsoft XML Parser (MSXML) 4.0 updates are distributed in service packs. Service packs help keep MSXML current, and also extend and update the functionality of your computer. Service packs are cumulative--each new service pack contains all the fixes that are included with previous service packs and any new fixes. You do not have to install a previous version of a service pack before you install the latest version. For example, you do not have to install MSXML 4.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1) before you install MSXML 4.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) because SP2 contains all the fixes that are in SP1.

When a new MSXML service pack is released, the previous service pack is removed from the Web.

More information

MSXML 4.0 Service Pack 2

Release Date: April 28, 2003

How to obtain

To download MSXML Service Pack 2 (SP2) is available, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
MSXML 4.0 Service Pack 2 (Microsoft XML Core Services)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3144b72b-b4f2-46da-b4b6-c5d7485f2b42&displaylang=en
XML General Downloads
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2CF40AE6-368C-4B6B-A185-2DFA92FB7993&displaylang=en

Fix list

For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
818081 INFO: List of Issues Fixed in MSXML 4.0 SP2 (Part 1 of 4)
818083 INFO: List of Issues Fixed in MSXML 4.0 SP2 (Part 2 of 4)

818084 INFO: List of Issues Fixed in MSXML 4.0 SP2 (Part 3 of 4)

818085 INFO: List of Issues Fixed in MSXML 4.0 SP2 (Part 4 of 4)

References

For more information about MSXML 4.0, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
What's New in the October 2001 Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 4.0 Release
http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/01/12/xml/
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
820882 Conformance and Security Changes in MSXML 4.0 SP2

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