Description of Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2a

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Article ID: 887621 - View products that this article applies to.
Technical update: December 13, 2005

Microsoft replaced Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) with Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2a (SP2a). If you installed Project Server 2003 SP2, you may experience the issue that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

909947 The enterprise outline code lookup tables are incorrect after you install Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2
If you are not sure which service pack you have installed, see the "How to determine whether the service pack is installed" section.
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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released a service pack for Microsoft Office Project Server 2003. This article contains information about how to obtain the service pack and about how to obtain a list of issues that are fixed by the service pack. Additionally, this article contains information about the issues that you may experience when you install the service pack and about how to determine whether the service pack is installed.

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2a (SP2a) contains significant security enhancements, stability improvements, and performance improvements. Some of the fixes that are included with Project Server 2003 SP2a were previously released in separate updates. Project Server 2003 SP2a combines the previously released fixes into one update.

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Service pack details

Downloadable list of issues that the service pack fixes

A Microsoft Excel workbook is available that contains a list of the Project Server 2003 post-Service Pack 1 issues that are fixed by Project Server 2003 SP2a.

Note The workbook is in the English language. The workbook will not be translated into any other languages.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the Office2003System_SP2Changes.exe package now.

Release Date: September 27, 2005

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

List of issues that the service pack fixes

Project Server 2003 SP2a fixes the issues that are described in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

906429 Issues that are fixed in Project Server 2003 by Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2a

Earlier released updates that the service pack includes

Project Server 2003 SP2a includes the following earlier released update:

837241 Description of Project Server 2003 Service Pack 1

Additional improvements that the service pack includes

You can improve the performance of a case-insensitive collation server that is running Project Server 2003.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
906687 How to improve the performance of a case-insensitive collation server that is running both SQL Server and Project Server 2003

Known issues

Known issues after the installation of the service pack

  • After you install a Microsoft Office service pack, you are unexpectedly prompted to restart the computer.

    For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    905726 You are unexpectedly prompted to restart the computer after you install an Office service pack or an Office update
  • If you have made changes to a non-versioned Microsoft Project Server file, such as an ASP page, Project Server 2003 SP2a will not update the file.

    For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    906357 Some files are not updated when you install Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2a
  • You may receive an error message when you try to do the following things in Project Server 2003:
    • Publish a Microsoft Project plan
    • Manage users and groups
    • Publish an assignment
    • Save security changes
    For more information about the error messages and about how to resolve them, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    903093 You receive error messages when you publish a plan or an assignment when you work with Project Server 2002 or with Project Server 2003

Installation details

How to obtain and install Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2a

Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2a, together with installation instructions and deployment strategies, is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. To download this service pack from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=413D99FD-2965-4FAF-BD48-3CBCC5031E46

Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Multilingual User Interface Pack

For complete Project Server 2003 functionality, install Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Multilingual User Interface Pack if you use the Microsoft Office Project Server 2003 Multilingual User Interface Pack. To download Project Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Multilingual User Interface Pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=975B0436-E990-4CA3-8DD9-B47F26DDBA6E

Removal information

There is no option to remove this download by using the Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel. To remove Project Server 2003 SP2a from the computer, you must remove Project Server 2003 and then reinstall Project Server 2003 from the original Project Server 2003 CD-ROM.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
873125 You cannot remove service packs for Office 2003 products

How to determine whether the service pack is installed

The service pack contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following table.
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File NameVersion
Addmod.aspunversioned
Adjacts.aspunversioned
Atlconv.dll11.2.2005.1801
Build.incunversioned
Comcont.aspunversioned
Comcont.jsunversioned
Comtsktr.aspunversioned
Custpage.aspunversioned
Dbname.incunversioned
Dldrilld.aspunversioned
Entstrep.aspunversioned
Flush.htmunversioned
Homepage.aspunversioned
Issshell.aspunversioned
Linkissu.aspunversioned
Linkrisk.aspunversioned
New4task.aspunversioned
Newtskpg.aspunversioned
Notedlg.aspunversioned
Notify.aspunversioned
Owc11.exe11.0.6554.0
Pcsviews.dll11.2005.0.1428
Pds.dll11.2005.0.4110
Permgrid.aspunversioned
Pj11od11.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pj11tm11.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjbusobj.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjcintl.cabunversioned
Pjclient.cabunversioned
Pjintl.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjintlc.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjintlw.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjmsghlr.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjnpe.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjobjprv.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjoledb.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjquery.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjreport.aspunversioned
Pjresc.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjsvradc.dll11.2005.0.4110
Pjsvrsec.dll11.1.2004.1707
Pjsvrutl.dll11.2.2005.1801
Pjxmlfun.jsunversioned
Portview.aspunversioned
Prjres.dll11.2.2005.1801
Projolap.dll11.2005.0.3801
Psvracub.dll11.2005.0.3801
Pwaprint.incunversioned
Qylibsql.sqlunversioned
Qylibstd.sqlunversioned
Resregvw.aspunversioned
Risknew4.aspunversioned
Riskshel.aspunversioned
Rmndfunc.aspunversioned
Seditcat.aspunversioned
Serconv.dll11.2.2005.1801
Sesscons.aspunversioned
Shell.aspunversioned
Ssendupd.aspunversioned
Stsadutl.aspunversioned
Stsmodsv.aspunversioned
Stsutil.aspunversioned
Svtimper.aspunversioned
Timeper.aspunversioned
Tmstrep.aspunversioned
Tsapp.aspunversioned
Tskpage.aspunversioned
Tssum.aspunversioned
Visonvw.aspunversioned
Vwnotify.exe11.2.2005.1428
Webclvw.aspunversioned
Notes
  • The version number of the pds.dll file that is included with Project Server SP2 is 11.2005.0.3801. The version number of the pds.dll file that is included with Project Server SP2a is 11.2005.0.4110.
  • The version number of the pjsvradc.dll file that is included with Project Server SP2 is 11.2005.0.3801. The version number of the pjsvradc.dll file that is included with Project Server SP2a is 11.2005.0.4110.
For more information about how to determine the version of Project Server 2003 that is installed on your computer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
821549 How to check the version of Office 2003 products

Information for administrators about .msp files

The administrative service pack consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file) that is packaged in a self-extracting executable file.

The following .msp file is distributed in this service pack:
Projectsvrsp2.msp

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Article ID: 887621 - Last Review: March 22, 2007 - Revision: 3.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Project Server 2003
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