Microsoft Office Project 2003 hotfix package: April 1, 2004

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Project 2003 issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Office Project 2003 hotfix package that is dated April 1, 2004.

Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issues are fixed in this hotfix package:
  • 839632 Finish date of project plan may change in Project 2003
  • 839636 Assignment delays change the Finish date of a project plan in Project 2003
The following issue is also fixed in this hotfix package, but was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When a Project plan contains custom fields that have formulas and groupings, Project 2003 may quit unexpectedly (crash) and you receive the following error message when you try to reopen the Project plan or when you try to insert a custom field in a view:
    Microsoft Project has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

    Please tell Microsoft about this problem.

    We have created an error report that you can send to help us improve Project. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous.

    To see what data this error report contains, click here.
    If you view the details of the error report, you receive an error signature that is similar to the following:
    Application Name  Application Version  Module Name  Module Version  Offset
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Winproj.exe       11.0.2003.1216       Winproj.exe  11.0.2003.1216  0001c7ab
    

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Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Project 2003 Service Pack 1.

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Project 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
873459 How to obtain the latest service pack for Project 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.

Note This hotfix corrects only the problem that is described in this article so that it no longer occurs. If the symptoms described earlier continue to occur after you apply the hotfix, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing 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 registry key, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
839632 Finish date of project plan may change in Project 2003
839636 Assignment delays change the Finish date of a project plan in Project 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
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
   01-Apr-2004  21:50  1.0.0.0  5,910,760  Project2003-kb839631-fullfile.exe
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information:
    Date        Time   Size       File name
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
   01-Apr-2004  21:48  6,425,088  Project2003-kb839631-fullfile.msp
After you install the hotfix, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
   Date         Time   Version         Size        File name
   ------------------------------------------------------------
   01-Apr-2004  21:40  11.0.2004.122      924,536  Pj11od11.dll     
   01-Apr-2004  21:41  11.0.2004.315      265,472  Pj11tm11.dll     
   01-Apr-2004  21:42  11.0.2003.1222   4,226,304  Pjoledb.dll      
   01-Apr-2004  21:43  11.0.2004.401   11,304,280  Winproj.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: 839631 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 2.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2003
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2003
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbfix kbhotfixrollup kbproject2003presp1fix kbbug KB839631

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