MS08-009: Description of the security update for Microsoft Word 2000: February 12, 2008

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-009. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:


You must have Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) installed to apply this security update.

For more information about how to obtain Office 2000 SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2000

Removal information

After you apply the security update, you cannot remove it. To revert to a previous installation that does not include the security update, remove Word 2000. Then, install Word 2000 again from the original CD or from the original installation location.
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