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Microsoft Photo Editor is not installed with the programs that are listed in the "Applies to" section. Additionally, when you upgrade from an earlier version of Microsoft Office to any one of the programs that are listed in the "Applies to" section, Photo Editor is removed from your computer if Photo Editor had been installed.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
817095 Photo Editor is removed when you install Office 2003
This article describes the supportability of Photo Editor with the Office 2003 programs that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Microsoft will continue to support Photo Editor functionality in Microsoft Office XP and in earlier versions of Office based on the existing Microsoft Office Support Lifecycle. For more information about the Microsoft Office Support Lifecycle policy, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Microsoft support for Photo Editor functionality in an Office 2003 environment will extend only to those errors that Microsoft can reproduce in an Office 2003 environment. Support for Photo Editor functionality in an Office 2003 environment will only include Photo Editor usage. Support for Photo Editor functionality in an Office 2003 environment will not include individual installation issues that are caused by operating systems.
For more information about issues that include Photo Editor as a workaround, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
832508 Images that are stored in OLE object fields do not appear correctly
903177 When you try to insert a picture as a linked embedded object in an Office 2003 program, the picture is not inserted