A critical update is available to remove unacceptable symbols from the Bookshelf Symbol 7 font

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Summary

A critical update is available to remove unacceptable symbols from the Bookshelf Symbol 7 font that is included with Microsoft Office 2003. The Bookshelf Symbol 7 font is contained in the Bssym7.ttf file.

For additional information about the latest service pack for Windows XP, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack

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Update information

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the Windows-KB833407-x86-enu.exe package now.
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Release Date: February 10, 2004

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

To install this update from Windows Update, visit the following Microsoft Web site and install the 833407 critical update:
http://update.microsoft.com
Note Windows Update only offers this critical update to you if the Bssym7.ttf file exists in your Fonts folder or if the Bookshelf Symbol 7 Font Removal Tool is installed. The Bookshelf Symbol 7 Font Remove Tool is documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
833404 Description of the Bookshelf Symbol 7 font removal tool in Office 2003

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this software update. However, characters in the Bookshelf Symbol 7 font may display incorrectly if the font is in use when you apply this software update. To resolve this problem, restart your computer.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Size    File name
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   12-Dec-2003  16:42  54,412  Bssym7.ttf

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Article ID: 833407 - Last Review: June 20, 2014 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup 2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003
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