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Description of the PowerPoint 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: September 6, 2005

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Summary
Microsoft has released the PowerPoint 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package for Microsoft PowerPoint 2002. This article describes the following information about the hotfix package:
  • The issue that the hotfix package fixes
  • The prerequisites for applying the hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must restart the computer after you apply the hotfix package
  • Information about whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must make any registry changes to use one or more of the hotfixes in the package
  • The files that the hotfix package contains
INTRODUCTION
This article describes the PowerPoint 2002 issue that is fixed in the PowerPoint 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package that is dated September 6, 2005.

Issue that the hotfix package fixes

The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package:
  • 906200 The last character of the text that is in a text box may disappear in a PowerPoint 2002 presentation
More information

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

  • The optimized version and the full-file version of this hotfix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) hotfix. To apply this version of the hotfix, you must have Office XP SP3 installed. For more information about Office XP SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    832671 Description of Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
  • The optimized version of this hotfix requires Microsoft Windows Installer 2.0 or a later version. For more information about the Windows Installer requirement, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    330537 Office XP updates and patches released after September 2002 may require Windows Installer 2.0
  • The full-file version of this hotfix is also the administrative version of this hotfix.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You must create or modify a registry key to enable the hotfix that this package contains. For more information about the registry key that you must configure to enable this hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
906200 The last character of the text that is in a text box may disappear in a PowerPoint 2002 presentation

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issue that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
   Date          Time    Size        File name   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------   06-Sep-2005   15:03   8,608,768   Powerpntff.msp (full-file/administrative)   06-Sep-2005   15:03   3,831,808   Powerpntop.msp (optimized)
After you apply the hotfix, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
   Date          Time    Version       Size        File name   ------------------------------------------------------------   03-Sep-2005   00:38   10.0.6775.0   5,991,112   Powerpnt.exe
Note For more information about how to apply this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the package.

References
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses for software that is corrected after it is released, 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
powerpoint2002 powerpoint2k2 powerpointxp ppt2002 ppt2k2 pptxp
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