A critical update is available to remove unacceptable symbols from the Bookshelf Symbol 7 font that is included with Microsoft Office 2003. The Bookshelf Symbol 7 font is contained in the Bssym7.ttf file.
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The following files are available for download from the MicrosoftDownload Center:Download the Windows-KB833407-x86-enu.exe package now.Download the Windows-KB833407-ia64-enu.exe package now.
Release Date: February 10, 2004
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To install this update from Windows Update, visit the following Microsoft Web site and install the 833407 critical update:Note
Windows Update only offers this critical update to you if the Bssym7.ttf file exists in your Fonts folder or if the Bookshelf Symbol 7 Font Removal Tool is installed. The Bookshelf Symbol 7 Font Remove Tool is documented in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
Description of the Bookshelf Symbol 7 font removal tool in Office 2003
No prerequisites are required.
You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this software update. However, characters in the Bookshelf Symbol 7 font may display incorrectly if the font is in use when you apply this software update. To resolve this problem, restart your computer.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace any other updates.
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
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Date Time Size File name -------------------------------------- 12-Dec-2003 16:42 54,412 Bssym7.ttf