Description of the update for PowerPoint 2003: May 8, 2007

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003. This article contains information about how to obtain the update and how to determine whether the update is installed.

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003. This update enables a network administrator to restrict the presentation types that can be opened or saved in PowerPoint 2003.

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Installation details

How to obtain and install the update

Update 933669 is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update and to obtain installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=8328C576-CBB3-459C-9A75-6CBFC6864713

How to determine whether the update is installed

Update 933669 contains the file that has the version that is listed in the following table.
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File name File version File size Date Time
Powerpnt.exe 11.0.8134.0 6,413,664 06-Apr-200713:06
You do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table. For more information about how to determine the version of PowerPoint 2003 that is installed on your computer , click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
821549 How to check the version of Office 2003 products

Information for administrators about .msp files

Update 933669 consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer (.msp) file. The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:
Powerpnt.msp

Information for administrators about how to reinstall specific components

If you update your administrative installation point and then recache and reinstall PowerPoint 2003 on client computers, you can run a command line that includes the REINSTALL=[list of features] property. This property specifies whether you want to reinstall specific components of PowerPoint 2003 from the administrative image. For update 933669, the value for [list of features] is as follows:
PPTFiles
Alternatively, you can substitute the parameter REINSTALL=ALL to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.

For detailed procedures that explain how to update an administrative image and how to update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Distributing Office 2003 Product Updates" topic. To view this topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ork2003/HA011402381033.aspx
The Microsoft Office Desktop Applications TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office Desktop Applications TechCenter, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/office/bb267346.aspx
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
922850 You receive an error message when you try to open or to save a file in one of the 2007 Office programs or in one of the Office 2003 programs

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Article ID: 933669 - Last Review: September 28, 2007 - Revision: 1.2
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