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You install Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3). When you run the Microsoft Office Document Imaging program, you may experience the following issues:
- The default printer driver, such as the Microsoft Office Document Image Writer printer driver, is set to the TIFF output format.
- The ability to save a .tif file by using JPEG compression is no longer available.
- .Tif files and .mdi files are no longer associated with Microsoft Office Document Imaging. Additionally, these files no longer open in Microsoft Office Document Imaging by default.
These issues occur because of the security changes that were made in Office 2003 SP3.
This problem is resolved with a Office 2003 hotfix package. For more information about the Office 2003 hotfix and how to download and install the hotfix , click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
967055 TIF, TIFF, and MDI files are no longer associated with Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) after you install Office 2003 Service Pack 3 or certain post-S967055 security bulletins
For more information about how to obtain the latest Office 2003 service pack, 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
Article ID: 938813 - Last Review: Aug 11, 2009 - Revision: 1