Description of the Office Excel 2003 hotfix package (Excel.msp): June 9, 2010

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Excel 2003 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated June 9, 2010.

INTRODUCTION

Issue that this hotfix package fixes

You export an Office SharePoint list to Microsoft Office Excel 2003 from a SharePoint site. Then, you save the Office Excel 2003 workbook. However, if the SharePoint list that you export has a formula that contains more than 255 characters, you receive the following error message when you open the workbook again:

File error: data may have been lost

Additionally, the data in Office Excel 2003 workbook are no longer associated with the Office SharePoint list.

MORE INFORMATION

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 the problem described in this article. 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

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use the hotfix 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 issue that is 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 the 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 sizeDateTimePlatform
Office2003-kb983180-glb.exe11.0.8324.05,140,36024-May-201003:25x86


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.mspNot Applicable6,825,47224-May-201003:22Not Applicable


Excel.msp information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Excel.exe11.0.8324.010,355,02417-Apr-201000:26x86

REFERENCES

For more information about software update terminology, 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: 983180 - Last Review: June 13, 2010 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2003
Keywords: 
kbsurveynew kbexpertiseinter kbhotfixrollup kbautohotfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe KB983180

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