Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 26, 2004

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Word 2000 issues that are fixed in the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package that is dated February 26, 2004.

Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package, but was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you open a Word 2000 document that was saved to a network location (for example, your home directory on your network server), the document may appear to be damaged or corrupted. For example, you may see unusual characters (such as squares) in the document.

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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.

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, submit a request to 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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
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.

Prerequisites

  • The optimized and the full-file versions of this hotfix are a post-Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3) hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office 2000 SP-3 installed.

    For additional information about Office 2000 SP-3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    326585 OFF2000: Overview of the Office 2000 Service Pack 3
  • This hotfix requires Microsoft Windows Installer 2.0 or later.

    For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    811002 OFF2000: Office 2000 updates and patches released after November 2002 may require Windows Installer 2.0

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is replaced by a later hotfix.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
838013 Word 2000 hotfix package: March 17, 2004


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
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------
   26-Feb-2004  23:04  4,788,756  Winwordff.msp (Full-File/Administrative)
   26-Feb-2004  22:36  1,604,120  Winwordop.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
   ------------------------------------------------------
   25-Feb-2004  20:29  9.0.0.8623  8,826,932  Winword.exe
Note For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the package.

REFERENCES

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

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Article ID: 837245 - Last Review: April 7, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
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  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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