Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: March 17, 2004

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Word 2000 issue that is fixed in the Word 2000 hotfix package that is dated March 17, 2004.

Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package:
  • Black bars may appear on the screen when you are using the Word 2000 screen reader.

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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

  • There are no prerequisites for this hotfix.

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 more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
843181 Description of the Word 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: June 9, 2004


Registry information

You must create or modify a registry key to active the hotfix that is contained in this package.

For more information about how to activate this hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
840589 Black bars appear in a Word 2000 document when you use a screen reader

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 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
   --------------------------------------------------------
   17-Mar-2004  18:19  4,786,236  Winwordff.msp
   17-Mar-2004  17:49  1,600,572  Winwordop.msp
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
   --------------------------------------------------------
   05-Mar-2004  23:08  9.0.0.8704   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 more 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: 838013 - Last Review: April 7, 2006 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Service Pack 3
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