Description of the Proofing Tools 2003 hotfix package for the German edition of Proofing Tools 2003: August 1, 2006

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2003 issue that is fixed in the German edition of the Office Proofing Tools hotfix package that is dated August 1, 2006.

Issue that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • On August 1, 2006, the new German Spelling Reform rules go into effect for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. These rules were proposed by the Council for German Orthography on August 1, 2005, were adopted by the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs (KMK) on March 2, 2006, and were confirmed by the Council of Minister Presidents on March 30, 2006.

    In compliance with these new rules, a new set of Office Proofing Tools 2003 was created and is available for download from Microsoft. This update contains a new German spell checker lexicon that is in compliance with the new German Spelling Reform rules.

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Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Hotfix information

Client update (single computer)

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the Office2003-KB923348-DEU.exe package now.

For additional 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 to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

To download and to install the client update, follow these steps:
  1. Click Save to save the Office2003-KB923348-DEU.exe file to the selected folder.
  2. In Microsoft Windows Explorer, double-click Office2003-KB923348-DEU.exe.
  3. Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
  4. In the Type the location where you want to place the extracted files box, type c:\923348, and then click OK.
  5. Click Yes when you are prompted to create the folder.
  6. In Microsoft Windows Explorer, locate the C:\923348 folder, and then double-click Mssp3ge.msp.
  7. Follow the steps to install the update.
Note After you install the update, you cannot remove it. To revert to a previous installation that does not include the update, you must remove Proofing Tools 2003. Then, install Proofing Tools 2003 again from the original CD.

Administrative update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download the Office2003-KB923348-DEU.exe package now.

For additional 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 to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

If you installed Proofing Tools 2003 from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative public update. The administrator must then deploy that update to your computer.

If you are the server administrator, follow these steps:
  1. Click Save to save the Office2003-KB923348-DEU.exe file to the selected folder.
  2. In Microsoft Windows Explorer, double-click Office2003-KB923348-DEU.exe.
  3. Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
  4. In the Type the location where you want to place the extracted files box, type c:\923348, and then click OK.
  5. Click Yes when you are prompted to create the folder.
  6. In Microsoft Windows Explorer, locate the C:\923348 folder, and then double-click MSSP3GE_readme.txt. Follow the steps in the MSSP3GE_readme.txt file to install and to deploy the hotfix.

Prerequisites

The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix package:
  • The optimized version of this hotfix is a post-Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office 2003 Service Pack 2 installed. For more information about Office 2003 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    887616 Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 2
  • The full-file version of this hotfix is also the administrative version of this hotfix. You can install this version of the hotfix on a computer that is running Office 2003 with Service Pack 2 installed or Office 2003 with Service Pack 1 installed. However, we have tested this hotfix more extensively on Office 2003 with Service Pack 2 than we have on Office 2003 with Service Pack 1. If you install this hotfix on a computer that is running Office 2003 with Service Pack 1, some file conflicts might occur. We support this configuration, but we do not recommend this configuration.

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to create any registry keys or modify any registry keys to use any hotfixes that this package contains.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists.

The global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download file information for the German edition of Proofing Tools 2003


Download information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Office2003-kb923348-deu.exe11.0.8101.010,684,73628-Jul-200623:36x86
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mssp3ge.mspNot applicable8,634,88028-Jul-200621:12Not applicable
After the hotfix package is installed, the global version of this hotfix package has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mssp3en.lexNot applicable2,528,72120-Jul-200617:49Not applicable
Mssp3gep.lexNot applicable2,614,05920-Jul-200618:49Not applicable
Msspell3.dll2.54.0.0353,81620-Jul-200620:05Not applicable
Additional notes:
  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package.
  • For more information about the differences between the two .msp files, see the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic. To see this topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ork2003/HA011525741033.aspx
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses for software that is corrected after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 923348 - Last Review: October 10, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
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  • Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools
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