Description of the security update for Publisher 2000: September 12, 2006

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-054. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Publisher 2000. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, depending on whether you are a home user or an IT professional:

Known issues

  • After you install this update, you cannot open Microsoft Publisher 2.0 publications in Publisher 2000. If you try to open a Publisher 2.0 publication in Publisher 2000, you receive the following error message:
    Publisher cannot open this file. This file was saved from a previous version of Publisher. Publisher no longer supports files that were saved in this version.
  • If you do not have Publisher 2000 installed, Microsoft Update or Office Update may still offer this update. For more information about why Microsoft Update or Office Update may offer this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    830335 Office Update offers updates for Office programs that you do not have installed
  • After you install this update, you cannot copy and paste content between separate instances of Publisher 2000. If you copy content from one instance of Publisher 2000 and then switch to a separate instance of Publisher 2000, the Paste command will be unavailable (dimmed) as if there is nothing on the clipboard.

Removal information

After you install this update, you cannot remove the update. To revert to an earlier installation of Publisher 2000, remove Publisher 2000. Then, reinstall Publisher 2000 by using the original CD.


Article ID: 894540 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Publisher 2000 Standard Edition
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