MS08-017: Description of the security update for the Office 2000 Web Components: March 11, 2008

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This article describes a security update for the Microsoft Office 2000 Web Components in Microsoft Office 2000.

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-017. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Office 2000 Web Components. 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:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

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Local support according to your country: International Support


This security update is a post Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 security update. To install the security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 installed.

For more information about how to obtain Office 2000 Service Pack 3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2000

Removal information

After you install this security update, you cannot remove the update. To revert to an earlier installation of Office 2000, remove Office 2000. Then, reinstall Office 2000 from the original CD.


Article ID: 931660 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Premium Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Edition
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