Description of Visio 2003 Service Pack 2

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released a service pack for Microsoft Office Visio 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 Visio 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) contains significant security enhancements, stability improvements, and performance improvements. Some of the fixes that are included with Visio 2003 SP2 were previously released in separate updates. Visio 2003 SP2 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 Visio 2003 post-Service Pack 1 issues that are fixed by Visio 2003 SP2.

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

Visio 2003 SP2 fixes the issues that are described in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
906427 Issues that are fixed in Visio 2003 by Visio 2003 Service Pack 2

Additional improvements that the service pack includes

Visio 2003 SP2 contains functionality changes to the My Shapes folder.

For more information about this improvement, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
906521 Changes to the functionality of the My Shapes folder in Visio 2003 after Visio 2003 Service Pack 2 is installed

Security bulletins that are associated with the service pack

Visio 2003 SP2 addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article about the MS04-028 security bulletin:
833987 MS04-028: Buffer overrun in JPEG processing (GDI+) could allow code execution

Earlier released updates that the service pack includes

Visio 2003 SP2 includes the following earlier released updates:

840663 Description of Visio 2003 Service Pack 1
838345 Description of the Visio 2003 security update: September 14, 2004
892293 Description of the updates for the Visio 2003 French spelling checker and thesaurus: April 12, 2005

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

Installation details

How to obtain and install Visio 2003 Service Pack 2

Visio 2003 Service Pack 2, 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=C36D4B49-1910-4FF3-A525-47368F6E5FDD

Visio 2003 Service Pack 2 for Multilingual User Interface Pack

For complete Visio 2003 functionality, install Visio 2003 Service Pack 2 for Multilingual User Interface Pack if you use the Microsoft Office Visio 2003 Multilingual User Interface Pack. To download Visio 2003 Service Pack 2 for Multilingual User Interface Pack, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9394D9BA-951C-406C-A88C-08DFA260A42B

Removal information

There is no option to remove this download by using the Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel. To remove Visio 2003 SP2 from the computer, you must remove Visio 2003 and then reinstall Visio 2003 from the original Visio 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
Aec.dll11.0.5509.0
Aecutils.dll11.0.5509.0
Alrtintl.dll11.0.6565.0
Bstorm.dll11.0.5509.0
Dbengr.dll11.0.5509.0
Dw20.exe11.0.6560.0
Dwdcw20.dll11.0.5904.0
Dwgdp.dll11.0.5509.0
Dwtrig20.exe11.0.5904.0
Extract.dll11.0.5415.0
Facility.dll11.0.5415.0
Fm20.dll11.0.6550.0
Fpext.msgUnversioned
Fpsrvutl.dll11.0.6565.0
Fpwec.dll11.0.6551.0
Gdiplus.dll5.1.3102.1360
Gdiplus.dll6.0.3275.0
Ieawsdc.dll11.0.6008.0
Intlband.htmUnversioned
Intldate.dll11.0.6550.0
Logelems.dll11.0.5415.0
Mcps.dll11.0.6551.0
Modeleng.dll11.0.5415.0
Msb1enfr.itsUnversioned
Msb1fren.itsUnversioned
Msgr3en.dll3.1.0.7004
Msgr3fr.dll5.1.3019.1
Msgr3fr.lexUnversioned
Mso.aclUnversioned
Mso.dll11.0.6568.0
Msohelp.exe11.0.6550.0
Msointl.dll11.0.6565.0
Mssp3en.lexUnversioned
Mssp3ena.lexUnversioned
Mssp3fr.dll5.0.6466.0
Mssp3fr.lex5.0.6466.0
Msth3es.dll3.0.0.2
Msth3es.lexUnversioned
Msth3fr.dll7.0.2.12
Msth3fr.lexUnversioned
Mstordb.exe11.0.6551.0
Mstore.exe11.0.6551.0
Mstores.dll11.0.6551.0
Msxml5.dll5.10.2927.0
Oinfo11.ocx11.0.6550.0
Oinfop11.mofUnversioned
Orgchart.dll11.0.5509.0
Orgchart.vsl11.0.5527.0
Owsclt.dll11.0.6551.0
Riched20.dll5.50.99.2010
Setlang.exe11.0.6550.0
Slintl.dll11.0.6565.0
Solutils.dll11.0.5509.0
Stsupld.dll11.0.6551.0
Timesoln.dll11.0.5509.0
Timesoln.vsl11.0.5527.0
Uml.dll11.0.5509.0
Uml.vsl11.0.4301.0
Umlvs.dll11.0.5509.0
Usp10.dll1.471.4063.0
Vbe6.dll6.4.99.72
Visbrgr.dll11.0.5509.0
Visintl.dll11.0.4301.0
Visio.exe11.0.5509.0
Vislib.dll11.0.5509.0
You do not have to install this service pack if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.

For more information about how to determine the version of Visio 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:
Visiosp2ff.msp

Features for reinstalling specific components for administrators

If you update your administrative installation point and then recache and reinstall Visio 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 Visio 2003 from the administrative image. For Visio 2003 SP2, the value for [list of features] is as follows:
REINSTALL=ALL
For detailed procedures that explain how to update an administrative image and how to update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Distributing Office 2003 product updates" topic. To view the "Distributing Office 2003 product updates" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ork2003/HA011402381033.aspx
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: 887622 - Last Review: September 28, 2007 - Revision: 2.8
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2003
  • Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003
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