Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 for Language Interface Pack makes sure that Microsoft Office 2003 performs with complete functionality when you use an Office 2003 Language Interface Pack.
Service pack details
List of issues that the service pack fixes
Office 2003 Service Pack 2 for Language Interface Pack fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
906234Earlier released updates that the service pack includes
Issues that are fixed in Office 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 2
The Catalan, Norwegian (NyNorsk), and Serbian (Cyrillic) language versions of Office 2003 Service Pack 2 for Language Interface Pack include the earlier released update that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
Description of the Office 2003 Service Pack 1 for Language Interface Pack
Known issues after the installation of the service pack
After you install a Microsoft Office service pack, you are unexpectedly prompted to restart the computer. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
You are unexpectedly prompted to restart the computer after you install an Office service pack or an Office update
How to obtain and install the service pack
The client and administrative service packs are located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this service pack and to view installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
There is no option to remove this service pack by using Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel. To remove Office 2003 Service Pack 2 for Language Interface Pack, you must remove Office 2003. Then, you must reinstall Office 2003 from your original Office 2003 CD. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
You cannot remove service packs for Office 2003 products
How to determine whether the service pack is installed
You do not have to install this service pack if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the following table.
|File name||File version|
To search for the appropriate file, search the hard disk drive. To do this, follow these steps.Note
Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
- Click Start, and then click Search.
- In the Search Results pane, click All files and folders under Search Companion.
- In the All or part of the file name box, type the appropriate file name as listed in the table, and then click Search.
- In the list of files, right-click the appropriate file, and then click Properties.
- On the Version tab, determine the version of the file that is installed on the computer.
Information for administrators about .msp files
The administrative service pack consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file). The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The .msp files in this service pack use the following naming schema:
In this naming schema, LanguageAbbreviation
is the three-letter language identifier.
Features for reinstalling specific components for administrators
If you update your administrative installation point and then recache and reinstall Office 2003 on client computers, we recommend that you run a command line that includes the REINSTALL=ALL
property to install all the features.
For detailed procedures that explain how to update an administrative image and how to update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Distributing Office 2003 Product Updates" topic. To view the "Distributing Office 2003 Product Updates" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
The Office Admin Update Center for Office IT professionals contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office Admin Update Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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