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Enterprise text fields are not deleted from the database tables in Microsoft Project 2002

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If you delete custom Enterprise text fields directly from the database tables, the deleted text appears when you open the modified project plan.

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Project 2002 and Microsoft Project Server 2002. To resolve this problem you must install the latest service pack for both the Microsoft Project 2002 client and the Microsoft Project 2002 server.

For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
867829 How to obtain the latest Microsoft Project 2002 service pack
867830 How to obtain the latest Microsoft Project Server 2002 service pack

Hotfix information

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem.

To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this hotfix 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 tool in Control Panel.
Client side    Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   09-Oct-2002  23:30                  8,859,648  Project10.mspServer side    Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   09-Oct-2002  23:52                  3,524,608  Prjsvr10.msp				
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
Client side    Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   22-May-2002  22:37  10.0.4109.0     7,445,320  Owc10.dll           09-Oct-2002  19:31  10.0.2002.1009    909,824  Pj10od10.dll        09-Oct-2002  19:31  10.0.2002.1009  4,108,800  Pjoledb.dll         09-Oct-2002  19:31  10.0.2002.1009 10,101,248  Winproj.exe      Server side     Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   30-Aug-2002  00:13                        611   05-Sep-2002  19:19                      6,133  Clntutil.asp   05-Sep-2002  19:19                     13,525  Dlmain.asp   05-Sep-2002  19:19                      6,946  Issshell.asp   05-Sep-2002  19:19                     16,837  Linkissu.asp   05-Sep-2002  19:19                      3,975  New4task.asp   17-Sep-2002  00:56  10.2002.0.916     626,688  Pds.dll             09-Oct-2002  19:31  10.0.2002.1009    909,824  Pj10od10.dll        29-Aug-2002  19:20                    914,153   01-Oct-2002  01:00  10.0.2002.930     167,936  Pjobjprv.dll        09-Oct-2002  19:31  10.0.2002.1009  4,108,800  Pjoledb.dll         06-Aug-2002  18:16                      3,584  Prjsvre.mst   05-Sep-2002  19:19                     53,683  Svrdbdl.asp				
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Project 2002 Service Pack 1 and Project Server 2002 Service Pack 1.

Article ID: 331195 - Last Review: 12/28/2014 21:44:22 - Revision: 5.0

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