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Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office 2003. The following "Article contents" section describes the information that this article contains about the update.
This update increases the reliability of Smart Tags in Microsoft Office 2003 by additionally restricting the way that Web sites are associated with the Smart Tag actions.
This update was first included in Office 2003 Service Pack 2. For more information about the latest service pack for Office 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/870924/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/840656/ )Description of the Office 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: August 20, 2004
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885257/ )Description of the Office 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: September 13, 2004
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887593/ )Description of the Microsoft Office 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: October 12, 2004
The Update for Office 2003 (KB885828) fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
Incorrect Lotus Notes Database OpensIn an Office 2003 document, when you click a hyperlink to a Lotus Notes database, the incorrect Notes database opens in Lotus Notes.
The fix that this update contains lets you use the following standard Lotus Notes format for Notes database links:
Menus may be unavailable in Word Viewer 2003Some menus may be unavailable in Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003, such as the Answer Wizard menu on the main menu bar. This issue occurs if Word Viewer is installed on a computer with a language-specific version of Office 2003.
You are prompted to download an EUL in Excel Viewer 2003In Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003, when you open a workbook that uses Information Rights Management (IRM), you may be prompted to download an end user license (EUL) even though you have downloaded an EUL earlier for the same workbook.
Incorrect information displayed in the About dialog boxThe About Microsoft Excel Viewer dialog box and the About Microsoft Word Viewer dialog box incorrectly display the This product is licensed to box. After you install this update, the This product is licensed to box will be removed from the About Microsoft Excel Viewer dialog box.
Word Viewer 2003 uses wrong language for menusWhen you install Word Viewer 2003 for a language that is different from the default language that is enabled on the computer, Word Viewer uses the default language for the menus and for the dialog boxes.
Smart Tags are sent in an e-mail message when the feature is disabledIf the following conditions are true, Smart Tags are not removed from an e-mail message:
Excel Viewer 2003 Help files in the English languageWhen you view the Help files for Excel Viewer 2003, they are in the English language. The Help files are not in the default language for Excel Viewer 2003.
Excel Viewer crashes when you open a workbook that contains a scriptWhen you use Excel Viewer 2003 to open an Excel workbook that contains a script, Excel Viewer may stop responding. Or, Excel Viewer may crash.
DM 5.1 causes Word 2003 to unexpectedly quitHummingbird DM 5.1 is a document management program. In Word 2003, you work with a Word 2003 document that was checked out for editing or for reviewing by using Hummingbird DM 5.1. In this scenario, Word 2003 may unexpectedly quit. Additionally, you may receive the following error message:
Microsoft Word has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
For more information about Hummingbird, visit the following Hummingbird Web site:
http://www.wais.com/index.html?cks=yThe third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
This issue occurs when the Mso.dll file becomes corrupted.
To resolve this issue, click Detect and Repair on a Help menu in any Office program. For additional information about how to use the Detect and Repair feature, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821593/ )How to install or repair and reinstall Office 2003 programs and features
You do not have to install this update if you have later versions of the files that are listed in the table. For additional information about how to determine the version of Mso.dll that is installed on your computer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
File name Version ----------------------- Mso.dll 11.0.6408.0 Ietag.dll 11.0.6404.0
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821549/ )How to check the version of Office 2003 products
Optionally, you can substitute the parameter REINSTALL=ALL to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.
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For detailed procedures to update an administrative image and update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic. To view the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Strategies for Updating Office 2003 InstallationsThe 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:
Article ID: 885828 - Last Review: July 27, 2012 - Revision: 5.0