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This issue may occur if you apply the Outlook 2002 Update: December 4, 2002 on a computer on which Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 1 (SP-1) is installed. This occurs because of a dependency between a file in the Outlook update and a file that is updated by Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2).
This problem does not occur if you apply the Outlook 2002 Update: December 4, 2002 on a computer on which Office XP Service Pack 2 ( SP-2) is installed.
To resolve this issue, use either of the following methods:
Method 1: Install Office XP SP-2
Install Office XP SP-2. For additional information about how to download and install Office XP SP-2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
325671 OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
Method 2: Install an Office XP Post SP-2 Hotfix
Apply any Office XP post SP-2 hotfix. To obtain an Office XP post-SP2 hotfix, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site: