MS10-103: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Publisher 2003: December 14, 2010
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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-103. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:
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More information about this security update
Known issues with this security update
- If you do not have Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 installed, Microsoft Update may still offer this update. For more information about why you may be offered to install this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 830335 Microsoft Update and Windows Update offer updates for Office programs that you do not have installed
Prerequisites to apply this security updateTo install this security update, you must have Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
Restart informationYou do not have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
982122 MS10-036: Description of the security update for Publisher 2003: June 8, 2010
Removal informationTo remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office Publisher 2003. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or from the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.
For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
903771 Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates
File informationThe English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.
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