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Microsoft has released the update for the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter (KB895658). This article describes the information about the update.
This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail. This update was released in July 2005.
Earlier released updates that are replaced by this update
This update for Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter replaces the following previously released update:
896999 Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update: June, 2005
How to obtain and install this update
The update is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update from the Microsoft Download Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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 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 General tab, determine the date, the time, and the size of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on the computer.
The service pack contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following table.
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 09-Jun-2005 17:54 3,569,181 Outlfltr.dat 15-Apr-2004 22:50 1.3.1509.1 117,976 Outlfltr.dll
You do not have to install this update if you have a later date or size of the Outlfltr.dat file that is listed in the table.
Information for administrators about .msp files
The administrative service pack 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 service pack:
Features for reinstalling specific components for administrators
If 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 this update, the value for REINSTALL=[list of features] is as follows:
Optionally, you can substitute the parameter REINSTALL=ALL to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.
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 "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic. To view the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" 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: