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Description of the Office 2003 hotfix package (Name.msp): August 26, 2008

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.

This article describes the Microsoft Office 2003 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated August 26, 2008.

List of issues that are fixed

This hotfix fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • You build a NameCtrl control that is based on the following Microsoft Developer Network article:Then, you use the Regasm.exe program to register the control as a COM component, and you host the control on a SharePoint site. However, when you use Internet Explorer to visit the SharePoint site that has this ActiveX control, Internet Explorer crashes.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix package:
  • This hotfix is a Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 installed.
    For more information about Office 2003 Service Pack 3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the 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
Name.mspNot Applicable9,132,03220-Aug-200823:43
After the hotfix package is installed, the global version of this hotfix package has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office2003 access2003 excel2003 infopath2003 outlook2003 powerpoint2003 word2003 activex dll

Article ID: 956131 - Last Review: 09/09/2008 23:33:56 - Revision: 1.3

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