Office programs may stop responding when you save a new file to a floppy disk drive on a Windows 2000-based computer that has Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 SP4 installed

Support for Office 2003 has ended

Microsoft ended support for Office 2003 on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

SYMPTOMS
On a Microsoft Windows 2000-based computer that has Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed, Microsoft Office programs may stop responding when you save a new file to a floppy disk drive. For example, when you save a new Microsoft Word document to a floppy disk drive, Word may stop responding.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods.

Method 1: Install version 2 of Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 SP4

To install version 2 of Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 SP4, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Method 2: Install the 904368 update

To install a specific update that resolves this problem, download and install the following file. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
816915 New file naming schema for Microsoft Windows software update packages
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 904368 - Last Review: 03/22/2007 16:39:13 - Revision: 4.6

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office Word 2003

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