Availability of the Word 2002 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: July 3, 2003

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SUMMARY
This article describes the Word 2002 issues that are fixed in the Word 2002 Post-Service Pack 2 Hotfix package that is dated July 3, 2003.

Issues That Are Fixed in the Hotfix Package

The following issues are fixed in this hotfix package.
  • 819954 WD2002: Browsing between Word document and Web pages causes Word to stop responding
  • 293005 OL2002: Outlook attachments appear in Most Recently Used list
  • 823476 Not able to save changes to a network shared Word document
The following issue is also fixed in this hotfix package but was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article.
  • Long Comments May Be Truncated or May Not Be Shown Completely in the ScreenTip

    When you pause your mouse pointer over a comment in a Microsoft Word document, one of the following problems may occur:
    • A portion of the comment may appear in the comment ScreenTip.
    • The comment may not appear in the comment ScreenTip.
This update was first included in Office XP Service Pack 3. For additional information about the latest service pack for Office XP, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack
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Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

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Prerequisites

  • The optimized version of this hotfix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2) hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office XP SP-2 installed.

    For additional information about 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
  • The optimized version of this hotfix requires Microsoft Windows Installer 2.0 or later.

    For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    330537 OFFXP: Office XP Updates and Patches Released After September 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0
  • The full-file version of this hotfix is also the administrative version of this hotfix. You can install this version of the hotfix with Office XP Service Pack 1 (SP-1). However, Microsoft has not tested this fix on Office XP SP-1 to the same extent as on Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2). If you install this hotfix on a computer with Office XP SP-1 installed, some file conflicts might occur. Microsoft supports this configuration, but Microsoft does not recommend this configuration.
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Restart Information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

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Hotfix Replacement Information

This hotfix is replaced by a later hotfix.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
823321 Availability of Word 2002 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: July 1, 2003


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Registry Information

You must create or modify a registry key to use the one of the hotfixes that is contained in this package. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
823476 Not able to save changes to a network shared Word document
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Hotfix File Information

This hotfix contains only those files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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.
   Date         Time   Size       File name   -----------------------------------------------------------------------   03-Jul-2003  09:09  8,298,044  Winwordff.msp (Full-File/Administrative)   03-Jul-2003  08:01  2,988,004  Winwordop.msp (Optimized) 
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table.
   Date         Time   Version      Size        File name   --------------------------------------------------------   02-Jul-2003  23:06  10.0.5501.0  10,603,064  Winword.exe
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REFERENCES
For additional information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when it corrects software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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