Description of the security update for Publisher 2002: September 12, 2006

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-054. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for Microsoft Publisher 2002. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, depending on whether you are a home user or an IT professional:

Known issues

  • After you install this update, you cannot open Microsoft Publisher 2.0 publications in Publisher 2002. If you try to open a Publisher 2.0 file, you receive the following error message:
    Publisher cannot open this file. This file was saved from a previous version of Publisher. Publisher no longer supports files that were saved in this version.
  • If you do not have Publisher 2002 installed, you may still receive an offer to install this update from Microsoft Update or from Office Update. You receive this offer if one of the programs that is listed in the "Applies to" section is installed on your computer. For more information about why you may receive an offer to install this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    830335 Office Update offers updates for Office programs that you do not have installed

Removal information

To remove this update, use the Add or Remove Programs feature in Control Panel.
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Article ID: 894541 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 16:11:00 - Revision: 3.0

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