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If you receive the "Installation unsuccessful" error message when you try to update Microsoft Office XP to Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) from the Microsoft Office Update Web site, your Office installation may have been installed from an administrative installation point. To resolve this problem, either install the Office XP SP3 full-file package, or contact your network administrator to update your administrative installation point.
When you try to install Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) from the Office Update Web site, you may receive the following error message:
Note To view the Office Update Web site, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
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