Description of the Project 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: October 19, 2006

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This article describes the Microsoft Office Project 2003 issue that is fixed in the Project 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package that is dated October 19, 2006.

Issue that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • You publish Project 2003 plans. After you do this, the Actual Work value may display a value of 0 (zero). Alternatively, Project 2003 does not update the MSP_Views table. Therefore, incorrect data is in the OLAP cube that is built from these published plans.

Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Project 2003 Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Project 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
873459 How to obtain the latest service pack for Project 2003

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Office 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.


There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix package.

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to create any registry keys or modify any registry keys to use any hotfixes that this package contains.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists.The global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.

Download information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Project.mspNot applicable7,078,40019-Oct-200618:37
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime

Additional notes

  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package.
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
PRJ PRJ2003 prj2003 Project2003 prjpro2003 Projectpro2003 Projectprofessional2003

Article ID: 926327 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 15:15:22 - Revision: 2.4

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