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To support the Windows Installer features of self-repair, install-on-demand, and reinstall, Microsoft Word 2000 must be able to control how its files are updated.
For this reason, Microsoft Word updates are distributed as a Windows Installer patch package (*.msp). This package contains all of the information necessary to correctly update the Windows Installer database for Microsoft Word 2000.
To update an administrative installation of Microsoft Word 2000, the Windows Installer patch package uses a full-file replacement for the affected files. This package can be applied to any Microsoft Office 2000 administrative image, regardless of whether the image has been previously updated.
To install the Word Mail Merge Security Update to your Microsoft Word 2000 administrative installation, follow these steps:
For additional information about what fixes are included in the Word Mail Merge Security Update, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/274228/EN-US/ )WD2000: Macros Enabled When Word Automatically Opens ASD Files
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/274226/EN-US/ )WD2000: Macros Enabled Using Access Database File in Microsoft Word
274248For more information about the Windows Installer, please browse to the following Microsoft Web site:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/274248/EN-US/ )WD2000: Macros Enabled Using Access Database in Mail Merge File