Description of the Outlook 2003 hotfix package: January 20, 2004

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This article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 issues that are fixed in the Outlook 2003 hotfix package that is dated January 20, 2004.

Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package:
  • 831586 Problems Occur When You Open a Custom Form by Using the Favorites Folder
The following issues are also fixed in this hotfix package, but they were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • If you create an address book entry for an e-mail contact that does not automatically resolve, a badly formatted search key may be created.
  • When you programmatically enumerate your Inbox using the MAPI MapiReadMail function, the szMsgId parameter may be returned. However, the szMsgId parameter cannot be used by the MAPI MapiReadMail function.
  • If your network or your Internet connection is disconnected while Microsoft Outlook is sending e-mail messages, those e-mail messages are not actually sent even though they appear to be sent and have been moved to the Sent Items folder.


Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


No prerequisites are required to install this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to create or modify any registry keys to activate any hotfixes that are contained in this package.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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
   21-Jan-2004  06:29  1,620,992  Olkintl-fullfile-eng.msp (full-file/administrative)
   21-Jan-2004  06:27    359,936  Olkintl-binary-eng.msp (optimized)
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
   Date         Time   Version      Size       File name
   26-Nov-2003  23:49  11.0.5974.0    211,984  Emsabp32.dll
   16-Jan-2004  05:40  11.0.6113.0    131,272  Emsui32.dll
   13-Dec-2003  07:22  11.0.6009.0  1,354,440  Msmapi32.dll
   24-Dec-2003  20:03  11.0.6016.0    710,344  Mspst32.dll
   18-Nov-2003  02:13  11.0.5960.0    651,784  Outex.dll
Note For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the package.


For additional information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates


Article ID: 833856 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 2.7
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
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