Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update: January 11, 2005
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Microsoft has released the Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB890854). This article describes the items about the update.
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This optional update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of the e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail. This update was released in January 2005. Additional updates will follow.
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Earlier released updates that are replaced by this updateThe Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB890854) replaces the following earlier released update:
873362 Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update: November 9, 2004back to the top
How to obtain and install the updateThe updates, and also installation instructions and deployment strategies, are found on the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9710921E-7529-4E25-A12A-2EBD96F4E914&displaylang=enback to the top
How to determine whether the update is installedNote 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 window, click All files and folders in the Search Companion pane.
- In the All or part of the file name box, type Outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.
- In the list of files, right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.
- On the Version tab, determine the create date, time, and size of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on your computer.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 10-Dec-2004 15:55 3,566,633 Outlfltr.dat 15-Apr-2004 22:50 1.3.1509.1 117,976 Outlfltr.dllYou do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.
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Information for administrators about .msp filesThe administrative update is made up of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer patch file (.msp file) that is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:
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Features for reinstalling specific components for administratorsIf you update your administrative installation point and recache and reinstall Outlook 2003 on client computers, you can run a command line that includes the REINSTALL=[list of features] property. This property specifies whether you want to reinstall specific components of Outlook 2003 from the administrative image. For the Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB890854), the value for [list of features] is as follows:
OUTLOOKFilesOptionally, you can substitute the parameter REINSTALL=ALL to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.
For detailed procedures to update an administrative image and update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Distributing Office 2003 Product service packs" topic. To view the "Distributing Office 2003 Product service packs" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:back to the top
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