Consider the following scenario. You develop an application
in Microsoft Office Access 2003 or in Microsoft Access 2002. You create an
installation package for the application by using either the Package Wizard
that is included with Microsoft Office Access 2003 Developer Extensions or the
Packaging Wizard that is included with Microsoft Office XP Developer Edition.
In this scenario, the wizard uses the run-time files that are included with the
release version of Access, even though you installed Office service packs and
other Office software updates. The wizard does not use the updated
The installation package is always built from the run-time
files that are included with the release version of Access and from the setup
files that are found on the Office CD or on the Access CD. You must apply the
updates to these files after you install the run-time application. You apply
the updates on the client computer directly or through the setup script that is
described in the "Workaround" section.
How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Copy the file that you downloaded in step 1 to the Files
folder of the installation package for the application that you developed. For
example, copy the Office2003SP2-KB887616-FullFile-ENU.exe file to the Files
In Notepad, open the Setup.ini file from the Files\Setup
folder of the application.
Add the following lines of code to the end of the Setup.ini
; Chain the installation for Office2003 SP2 Full-File software update
Note If you did not download the
Office2003SP2-KB887616-FullFile-ENU.exe file in step 1, replace
"Office2003SP2-KB887616-FullFile-ENU.exe" in this code with the name of the
file that you downloaded in step 1.
Save the Setup.ini file.
Method 2: Microsoft Access 2002
To make sure that the updated files in Access 2002 are used when
you create an installation package, follow these steps:
Download and save the appropriate software updates to a
local folder. For example, download the following software updates that
correspond to the version of Access that you are using, and then save them to
the C:\Updates folder:
To obtain Update for Access 2002 (KB904018), visit the
following Microsoft Download Center Web site:
Note Download and save the OfficeXpSp3-kb832671-fullfile-enu.exe file.
Office XP SP3 is required if Office XP is installed on the client computer. If
Office XP is not installed on the client computer, this service pack is not
Start Notepad, and then create a batch file by typing the
following lines in a new text document.