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Description of the update for PowerPoint 2003: February 13, 2007

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.

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003. This article contains information about how to obtain the update and how to determine whether the update is installed.
Microsoft has released an update for PowerPoint 2003. When you edit a PowerPoint 2007 presentation that is saved on a Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server site or on a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services site, the changes are not saved.

Installation details

How to obtain and install the update

Update 929060 is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update and to obtain installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

How to determine whether the update is installed

Update 929060 contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following table.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
You do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.

For more information about how to determine the version of PowerPoint 2003 that is installed on your computer, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
821549 How to check the version of Office 2003 products

Information for administrators about .msp files

Update 929060 consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer (.msp) file. The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:

Information for administrators about how to reinstall specific components

If you update your administrative installation point and re-cache and reinstall PowerPoint 2003 on client computers, you can run a command line that includes the REINSTALL=[list of features] property. This property specifies whether you want to reinstall specific components of PowerPoint 2003 from the administrative image. For update 929060, the value for [list of features] is as follows.
Optionally, you can substitute the parameter REINSTALL=ALL to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.

For detailed procedures that explain how to update an administrative image and to update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic. To view the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:The Microsoft Office Desktop Applications TechCenter for Office IT Professionals contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office Admin Update Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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Article ID: 929060 - Last Review: 09/28/2007 10:17:00 - Revision: 1.2

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