This article describes how to download and install Office 2000 SP3.
How to Download and Install Office 2000 SP3Important Before you install the Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Client Update or the Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Administrative Update, install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1a (SR-1a). For additional information about how to install Office 2000 SR-1a, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Client UpdateIf you installed Office 2000 from a CD-ROM, you have the following two options:
- Use the Office Product Updates Web site to automatically install all of the latest updates, including Office 2000 SP3.
- Only install only the Office 2000 SP3 Client Update by following the steps described in the "Office 2000 SP3 Client Update" section of this article.
Office Product Updates Web SiteTo have the Office Product Updates Web site detect the required updates that you must install on your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Start Installation to complete the process.
Office 2000 SP3 Client UpdateTo download and install Office 2000 SP3 Client Update only, follow these steps:
- Using your Web browser, locate the following Microsoft Web site:
- Click Save to save the O2ksp3.exe file to the selected folder.
- In Windows Explorer, double-click
- If you are prompted to install the update, click
- Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
- Insert your Office 2000 CD-ROM when you are prompted to do so, and then click OK.
- When you receive a message that indicates the installation was successful, click OK.
Office 2000 SP3 Administrative UpdateIf you installed any of the products listed at the beginning of this article from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative public update and deploy that update to your computer.
If you are the server administrator, follow these steps to download the administrative update:
- Locate the following Microsoft Web site:
- Download the file to your desktop.
- In Windows Explorer, double-click the
- Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
- In the Please type the location where you want to place the extracted files box, type C:\O2ksp3a, and then click OK.
- Click Yes when you are prompted to create the folder.
- Click Start, and then click
Run. Type the following command in the Openboxmsiexec /a Admin Path\MSI File /p C:\O2ksp3a\MSP File SHORTFILENAMES=1where Admin Path is the path to your administrative installation point for Office 2000 (for example, C:\Office2000),
where MSI File is the .msi database package for the Office 2000 product (for example, Data1.msi), and
where MSP File is the name of the public administrative installation update.
Note If you do not want the Office 2000 Administrative Installation dialog box and the End User License Agreement dialog box to appear, you can add
/qb+ to the command line.
- To deploy the update to the client workstations, click
Start, and then click Run. Type the following command in the Open boxmsiexec /i Admin Path\MSI File REINSTALL=All REINSTALLMODE=vomuswhere Admin Path is the path to your administrative installation point for Office 2000 (for example, C:\Office2000), and
where MSI File is the MSI database package for the Office 2000 product (for example, Data1.msi).
Or, you can see the following article in the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit:
Notes About Office 2000 SP3Both the client and the administrative version of Office 2000 SP3 contain an upgrade to the Access Run Time Executable.
Note The Access Run Time Executable is not installed with Office 2000. It is available only with the Office Developer Tools. If you have not installed the Access Run Time feature from the Office Developer Tools, the ARTSP3.msp (client) file and the ARTSP3ff.msp (administrative) file are not applicable. If you have the full Microsoft Access 2000 program installed, Access 2000 will be updated with the MainSP3.msp (client) file or the MainSP3ff.msp (administrative) file. For additional information about how to upgrade Access Run Time installations, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- Mainsp3ff.msp: A full-file administrative update of the core components for Office 2000.
- Cd2sp3ff.msp: A full-file administrative update of the CD-ROM 2 components for Microsoft Office 2000 Professional, Microsoft Office 2000 Premium, and Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business.
- Outlctlx.exe: A client update to install the Microsoft Outlook View Control functionality.
- Artsp3ff.msp: A full-file client update for Microsoft Access 2000 Runtime Files.
Known Issues When You Install Office 2000 SP3
Restart the Computer During InstallationUnder the following conditions, the installation of Office 2000 SP3 may require you to restart your computer:
- You are running Microsoft Windows 2000 and you do not have the most recent version of the Windows Installer. To prevent the computer from restarting, upgrade to Windows Installer 2.0. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
- The Office Shortcut Bar is running. To prevent the computer from restarting, shut down the Office Shortcut Bar before you apply Office 2000 SP3.
- The SharePoint Team Services from Microsoft is installed. To prevent the computer from restarting, shut down the SharePoint Team Services service before you apply Office 2000 SP3.
Office 2000 SP3 May Require the Office CD-ROM or the Network Installation LocationTo make sure of the integrity of your Office installation, the Installation Wizard may require access to the Office product CD or your network installation location during the installation process.
Microsoft Access 2000 Indexes Change When You Upsize to SQL After You Install of Office 2000 SP3After you install Office 2000 SP3, if the Access Wizard files do not upgrade properly, descending indexes in Access 2000 that have been upsized to SQL Server are still upsized as ascending indexes. This issue occurs because the Access Wizard files are unversioned files and they are not updated properly after you install Office 2000 SP3.
For additional information about this issue and steps that you can take to avoid it, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1 (SR1) MultiLanguage PackFor complete Office 2000 SP3 functionality, install both of the following if you are using the Office 2000 SR1 MultiLanguage Pack:
How to Determine Whether the Public Update Is InstalledOffice 2000 SP3 contains updated versions of the following files:
Acwzlib.mdeAcwzmain.mde Acwztool.mdeTo determine whether Office 2000 SP3 is installed, start any Office 2000 program, and then click About Microsoft
Cdo.dll Cdo.dll Chapi3t1.dll
program on the Help menu. The product version is (SP3) if Office 2000 SP3 is installed.
The following table indicates the version numbers for the Microsoft Office products as the version numbers appear in the About Microsoft
program dialog box.
Because the Help About dialog box sometimes identifies Office 2000 SP3 incorrectly, Microsoft recommends that you verify the file properties of the program executable. The following table is a list of the file versions found in the file properties of the program executable files for Office 2000 SP3:
Office program File Name SP3 version
Microsoft Access Msaccess.exe 9.0.6926
Microsoft Excel Excel.exe 9.0.6926
Microsoft Outlook Outlook.exe 188.8.131.5227
Microsoft PowerPoint Powerpnt.exe 9.0.6620
Microsoft Word Winword.exe 9.0.6926
Office program File Name SP3 version
Microsoft Access Msaccess.exe 184.108.40.20620
Microsoft Excel Excel.exe 220.127.116.1127
Microsoft Outlook Outlook.exe 18.104.22.16804
Microsoft PowerPoint Powerpnt.exe 22.214.171.12420
Microsoft Word Winword.exe 126.96.36.19926
Issues Fixed by the UpdateOffice 2000 SP3 addresses the issues described in the following Microsoft Security Bulletins:
- MS01-002: PowerPoint file parser contains unchecked buffer
- MS01-028: RTF document linked to template can run macros without warning
- MS01-034: Malformed Word document could enable macro to run automatically
- MS01-038: Outlook View Control exposes unsafe functionality
- MS01-050: Malformed Excel or PowerPoint document can bypass macro security
- MS02-021: E-mail editor flaw could lead to script execution on reply or forward
- MS02-031: Cumulative patches for Excel and Word for Windows
- MS02-059: Flaw in Word fields and Excel external updates could lead to information disclosure
For additional information about the specific updates included with Office 2000 SP-2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- Office 2000 SR-1 Update: Web client security (Q282132)
- Office 2000 Security Update: UA Control vulnerability (Q262767)
- Word 2000 Security Update: Macro vulnerability (Q288266)
- Excel 2000 SR1 Macro Modification Security Update: April 25, 2002 (Q306604)
- Outlook 2000 SR-1 Update: Java permissions security (Q291791)
- Outlook 2000 SR-1 Update: Extended e-mail security (Q235309)
- Outlook 2000 SR-1 Update: View Control security (Q303833)
- PowerPoint 2000 SR-1 Update: Macro modification security (Q306603)
- PowerPoint 2000 SR-1 Update: Extended parsing vulnerability (Q285978)
- Office 2000 SP2 (KB276257)
- Office 2000 Speller Update (Q303875)
- Office 2000 Clip Gallery Update: June 19 2002 (Q324108)
- Word 2000 Update: April 25, 2002 (Q320536)
- Excel 2000 Update: June 19, 2002 (Q324126)
- Word 2000 Update: October 16, 2002 (Q329749)
OFF: Files with Default Icons Display the Generic File Icon When You Use Web FoldersWhen you view the contents of a Web folder, files with default icons may appear with the generic file icon.
Word May Stop Responding When You Open a HTML Document That Contains the <!—[if gte mso TagWhen you open an HTML document in Microsoft Word that uses the <!--[if gte mso tag, Word may stop responding.
OFF: Image May Disappear When You Rotate the Image in Photo EditorIf you rotate an image while using the version of Photo Editor that is included with Office 2000, the image may disappear.
XL: Drop-down Lists from Combo Boxes Always Appear on the Primary MonitorOn a dual monitor display, the drop-down lists of combo boxes always appear on the primary monitor, even when the combo box itself is placed on a secondary monitor.
Article ID: 326585 - Last Review: Sep 13, 2012 - Revision: 1