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MS10-004: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2002: February 9, 2010

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-004. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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More information about this security update

Known issues with this security update

  • After you apply this security update, you may have to accept the Microsoft Software License Terms when you start a Microsoft Office XP program. If you do not accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, the Office XP program may not start.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To apply this security update, you must have Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 installed on the computer.

For more information about how to obtain this service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP service pack

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
957781 MS09-017: Description of the security update for PowerPoint 2002: May 12, 2009

Removal information

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it 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.
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update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service dos 2002 download fix patch performance reliability security stability update xp 32-bit 973143 office powerpoint

Article ID: 973143 - Last Review: 05/08/2012 21:46:00 - Revision: 3.0

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