Issues that are fixed in Access 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 1

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SUMMARY
Microsoft has released a service pack for Microsoft Office Access 2003. This article describes the following items about the service pack:
INTRODUCTION
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office 2003. Office 2003 SP1 contains significant security enhancements, and stability and performance improvements. Office 2003 SP1also includes many performance and feature enhancements to Microsoft Office Access 2003.

For additional information about Office 2003 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
842532 Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 1
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MORE INFORMATION

List of issues that this service pack fixes

Office 2003 SP1 fixes the issue that is described in the following hotfix package:

837003 Access 2003 hotfix package: March 17, 2004


Office 2003 SP1 fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

You cannot prevent the Conversion dialog box from appearing when you open an old database



When you open a Microsoft Access database that was created in an earlier version of Access in Access 2003, the Convert/Open Database dialog box appears.


You receive an error message when you run a macro that contains a blocked expression


When you run a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro that contains a blocked expression, and you have selected the option to block unsafe expressions, you receive the following error message:
You don't have the license to use this ActiveX control.


You cannot type some Japanese-language characters in Input Method Editor (IME) 2000 when the IME Sentence Mode property field is not set to something (left blank)


If you use IME 2000 in the Japanese version of Access 2003, and you type Japanese-language characters in Access 2003, some characters may not be typed if the IME Sentence Mode property field is not set to something (left blank).


Conditional formatting is not applied to calculated controls in a complex form


If you have a complex form that has several levels of nested calculated controls in Access 2003, some of the conditional formatting is not applied to the calculated controls if there are controls that contain expressions.


You receive the "Not a valid password" error message when your password ends with a backslash


If you try to open a database that is password protected in Access 2003, the database does not open even if you type the correct password, and you receive the following error message:
Not a valid password.
This issue occurs when the password ends with a backslash (\).


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Earlier released updates that are included in this service pack

The Danish-language version of Office 2003 Service Pack 1 includes the following earlier released update:

834013 Description of the Access 2003 Danish update: May 25, 2004
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Error signature details

You may receive an error message that is similar to the following when you use Access 2003:
Microsoft Office Access has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

To see what data this error report contains, click here.
When you view the data in the error report, the report contains an error signature that is similar to one of the following error signatures:
   Application name  Application version  Module name   Module version  Offset   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------   Msaccess.exe	     11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     000048de   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe 	11.0.5614.0     00046c2a   Msaccess.exe	     11.0.5614.0          Unknown       0.0.0.0         00000000   Msaccess.exe	     11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     000333f6   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     0004eab5   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     001b3b5c   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     00047534   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     00029744   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Kernel32.dll  5.1.2600.1106   00013887   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5604.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     0002ccec   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     000048de   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5614.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5614.0     0000ba4d   Msaccess.exe      11.0.5604.0          Msaccess.exe  11.0.5604.0     00137741
Additionally, other program versions, module versions, and offsets are possible.

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