You install Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3). When you try to use the AutoCorrect feature in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, the feature does not work.
How to obtain the hotfix
This issue is fixed in the Outlook 2003 post-Service Pack 3 Hotfix Package that is dated December 5, 2007. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
945430 Description of the Outlook 2003 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: December 5, 2007
To work around this problem, use Microsoft Office Word 2003 as the e-mail editor. To do this, follow these steps:
Start Outlook 2003.
On the Tools menu, click Options.
Click the Mail Format tab.
Click to select the Use Microsoft Office Word 2003 to edit e-mail messages check box.
Click OK to close the Options dialog box.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. Microsoft is researching this problem and will post more information in this article when the information becomes available.
For more information about the AutoCorrect feature in Outlook 2003, visit the following Microsoft Web site: