Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: August 21, 2006

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Word 2003 issue that is fixed in the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package that is dated August 21, 2006.

This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.

INTRODUCTION

List of issues that this hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • Consider the following scenario. You open two documents in Microsoft Office Word 2003. The first document is in the Word Document (.doc) format. This document contains a paragraph style that is named "Char Char" or a name that resembles "Char Char". The second document is a copy of the first document. This document is in the Rich Text Format (.rtf) format. This document does not contain a paragraph style that is named "Char Char". You save the second document in the Word Document (.doc) format. In this scenario, a paragraph style that is named "Char Char" or a name that resembles "Char Char" may appear in the Style list in the saved document.

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

This hotfix is an Office 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office 2003 SP2 installed. For more information about Office 2003 Service Pack 2, 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

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

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 are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. 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 information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office2003-kb924372-glb.exe11.0.8104.05,988,16021-Aug-200617:46
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile sizeDateTime
Winword.msp13,721,08821-Aug-200617:44
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 sizeDateTime
Winword.exe11.0.8104.012,199,18417-Aug-200623:00


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 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: 924372 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 2.4
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  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
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