Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update: November 9, 2004

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Microsoft has released the update Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter: KB873362. This optional update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail. This update was released in November 2004. This information in the "Article contents" section describes the items about the update

INTRODUCTION

This optional update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail. This update was released in November 2004.

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Update details

Earlier released updates that are replaced by this update

The Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter: KB873362 replaces the following earlier released update:
870765 Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update: September 14, 2004

Installation details

How to obtain and install the service pack

The updates, and also installation instructions and deployment strategies, are found on the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=443BE584-0F50-43A0-A943-29F58F95D6DA&displaylang=en

How to determine whether the update is installed

The update contains files with the versions that are listed in the following table:
  Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   06-Oct-2004  20:09                  3,512,201  Outlfltr.dat
   16-Apr-2004  00:50  1.3.1509.1        117,976  Outlfltr.dll     
You do not have to install this service pack if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.

Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
  1. Click Start, and then click Search.
  2. In the Search Results pane, click All files and folders under Search Companion.
  3. In the All or part of the file name box, type outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.
  4. In the list of files, right-click outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.
  5. On the Version tab, determine the create date, the time, and the size of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on your computer.

Information for administrators about .msp files

The administrative update is made up of a full-file Windows Installer patch file (MSP file) that is packaged in an executable file. The following MSP file is distributed in this update:
Outlfltr.msp

Features for reinstalling specific components for administrators

If you update your administrative installation point and recache and reinstall Outlook 2003 on client computers, you can run a command line that includes the REINSTALL=[list of features] property. This property specifies whether you want to reinstall specific components of Outlook 2003 from the administrative image. For Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter: KB873362, the value for [list of features] is as follows:
OUTLOOKFiles
Optionally, you can substitute the parameter REINSTALL=ALL to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.

For detailed procedures to update an administrative image and update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Distributing Office 2003 Product service packs" topic. To view the "Distributing Office 2003 Product service packs" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Distributing Office 2003 Product Updates
The Office Admin Update Center for Office IT Professionals contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office Admin Update Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/office/bb267346.aspx

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Article ID: 873362 - Last Review: July 27, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
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  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
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kbdownload kbfix kbupdate KB873362

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