Description of the Office 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: October 19, 2006

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office 2003 issues that are fixed in the Office 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package that is dated October 19, 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

Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you try to restrict access to an Office 2003 file, you cannot select users from other Active Directory domains.

    This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
    • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 is not installed on the computer.
    • You use the object picker that is provided by Active Directory to select users.
  • When you try to save an Office 2003 file that has a signed Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) project, you may receive the following warning message:
    You have modified a signed project. You do not have the correct key to sign this project. The signature will be discarded.
    If you click OK, the file is saved. When you reopen the file, the signature for the VBA project is removed.

MORE INFORMATION

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

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

The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix package:
  • This hotfix is a Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Microsoft 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:
    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.

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 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 information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office2003-kb927029-glb.exe11.0.8113.010,959,68019-Oct-200620:45
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Mso.mspNot applicable8,742,40019-Oct-200618:17
Pvmso.mspNot applicable7,478,27219-Oct-200619:01
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix 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
Mso.dll11.0.8113.012,256,00819-Oct-200601:56
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 is used to describe Microsoft software updates, 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: 927029 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003
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