This article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
issues that are fixed in the Outlook 2003 hotfix package that is dated December
Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package
The following issues are fixed in this hotfix package:
The body of the e-mail message appears empty when you open an encrypted or a digitally signed e-mail message in Outlook 2003
Duplicate junk e-mail messages appear in the Junk E-mail folder
The following issues are also fixed in this hotfix package, but
they were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
- When you send an online meeting request to schedule
resources that includes both a Microsoft Exchange Conferencing server and a
Microsoft Exchange mail box, the Free/Busy calendar for the Exchange mail box
is marked as Free.
- If a delegate creates a meeting request in an owner's
calendar, and the owner forwards that meeting request, replies to the meeting
request are sent to the delegate that created the meeting request and not the
- If the following conditions occur after you create and send
a new recurring meeting request
the new attendee appears as None when you view the
Tracking tab of the reply.
- You cancel two occurrences.
- You add a new attendee and send the update to only the
- The new attendee accepts the meeting
- If you programmatically create a filtered view for a
calendar that uses the olCalendarView parameter, the view is created, but the filter is not
- When you open an attached item in an e-mail message that
contains a custom form with the code "Item_Open = False" (without quotation
marks), you may receive the following error message:
If you use Microsoft Word as your
e-mail editor, you may receive the following error message:
Microsoft Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close. We
are sorry for the inconvenience.
This object was created in Outlook. This application is not
available to open this object. Make sure the application is properly installed
and that it has not been deleted, moved, or renamed.
- When you forward a Rich Text e-mail message that contains
an inline embedded object, the object may not retain the same position in the
e-mail message when the e-mail message is viewed by the
- When you send an e-mail message that contains voting
buttons after converting the e-mail message to P22 format, the received e-mail
message does not contain the voting buttons.
- If you create a DASL filter in your default Calendar view,
save and apply the view, the DASL filter is turned off when you switch folders
and then go back to the Calendar folder. When you view the SQL
tab for the filter, your SQL string is missing.
Service pack information
This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
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, contact 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.
You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix is replaced by a later
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the Outlook 2003 hotfix package: March 17, 2004
You do not have to create or modify any registry keys to activate
any hotfixes that are contained in this package.
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
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
in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Microsoft Windows Installer MSP file information
Date Time Version Size File name
17-Dec-2003 01:27 11.0.5918.0 4,768,488 Office2003-kb830003-glb.exe
Date Time Size File name
17-Dec-2003 01:07 5,441,536 Outlook-fullfile-glb.msp (full-file/administrative)
16-Dec-2003 23:57 3,160,576 Outlook-binary-glb.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
22-Nov-2003 04:08 11.0.5918.0 7,525,392 Outllib.dll
- For more information about how to install this hotfix, see
the Readme.txt file that is included in the package.
additional information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when
correcting software after it is released, click the following article number to
view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 830003 - Last Review: January 12, 2015 - Revision: 5.0
- Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
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