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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
The following symptoms may occur when you are using Microsoft Office Word 2003 on a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server client computer:
When you type text in a table, the text is slow to appear.
When you delete text from a table, the text is slow to disappear.
These symptoms also occur when you are using Word 2003 on a Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Terminal Services client computer.
This problem occurs if the small-dots style border has been applied to the table.
How to obtain the hotfix
This issue is fixed in the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 Hotfix Package that is dated March 13, 2006. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
916563 Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: March 13, 2006
How to enable the hotfix
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
To enable this hotfix, use one of the following methods as appropriate.
Method 1: For Microsoft Input Method Editor (IME) 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
To enable this hotfix if you use IME 2003 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, follow these steps:
Exit Word 2003.
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
Locate and then click the following registry subkey: