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MS08-016: Description of the security update for Office 2000: March 11, 2008

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-016. 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:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support


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 install this security update, you cannot remove the update. To revert to an earlier installation of Office 2000, remove Office 2000. Then, reinstall Office 2000 from the original CD.
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Article ID: 947361 - Last Review: 11/02/2013 21:23:00 - Revision: 3.0

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