Description of the Outlook 2003 hotfix package: April 7, 2004

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 hotfix package for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003. This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package
  • Prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes to use one or more of the hotfixes in the package
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 issues that are fixed in the Outlook 2003 hotfix package that is dated April 7, 2004.

Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package:
  • 840393 Multiple signatures added on a custom multi-page form in Outlook 2003
The following issues are also fixed in this hotfix package:
  • When you open an occurrence of a recurring appointment that contains a script in Outlook 2003, you receive a security warning that the script is not trusted. However, if you open the recurring appointment series, the script is trusted and you do not receive the security warning.
  • When you use a custom form that contains an embedded Microsoft Word document in Outlook 2003, the body of the custom form may appear blank.

MORE INFORMATION

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:
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 not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You must create or modify a registry key to use one of the hotfixes that this package contains.

For additional information about the regkey, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
840393 Multiple signatures added on a custom multi-page form in Outlook 2003

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.

Download information:
   Date         Time   Version        Size       File name
   -------------------------------------------------------------------------
   09-Apr-2004  15:47  5.0.2919.6304  4,558,880  Office2003-kb838020-glb.exe

Microsoft Windows Installer MSP file information:
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   07-Apr-2004  07:16  5,849,088  Outlook-fullfile-glb.msp (Full-File/Administrative)
   07-Apr-2004  05:30  2,784,768  Outlook-binary-glb.msp (Optimized)

After you install the hotfix, 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
   -------------------------------------------------------
   09-Dec-2003  21:48  11.0.5918.0    247,296  Exchcsp.dll
   04-Mar-2004  16:24  11.0.6203.0    345,800  Exsec32.dll
   23-Mar-2004  07:53  11.0.6205.0  7,543,496  Outllib.dll      
   12-Mar-2004  16:29  11.0.6204.0    140,480  Outlph.dll

Additional notes

  • For more information about installing this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that the package contains.
  • For more information about the differences between the two MSP files, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/orkXP/HA011525711033.aspx

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: 838020 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 2.5
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  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
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