How to Download and Install Office 2000 SP3Important
Before you install the Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Client Update
or the Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Administrative Update, install Microsoft
Office 2000 Service Release 1a (SR-1a).
For additional information about how to install
Office 2000 SR-1a, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain and install the Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Update
If you installed Office 2000 from a CD-ROM, you have the
following two options:
- Use the Office Product Updates Web site to automatically
install all of the latest updates, including Office 2000 SP3.
- Only install only the Office 2000 SP3 Client Update by
following the steps described in the "Office 2000 SP3 Client Update" section
of this article.
For both options, you must have your Office 2000 CD-ROM
available during the installation process.
Office Product Updates Web Site
To have the Office Product Updates Web site detect the required
updates that you must install on your computer, visit the following Microsoft
After detection is complete, you receive a list of recommended
updates for your approval. Click Start Installation
to complete the process.
Office 2000 SP3 Client Update
To download and install Office 2000 SP3 Client Update only,
follow these steps:
- Using your Web browser, locate the following Microsoft Web
- Click Save to save the O2ksp3.exe file to
the selected folder.
- In Windows Explorer, double-click
- If you are prompted to install the update, click
- Click Yes to accept the License
- Insert your Office 2000 CD-ROM when you are prompted to do
so, and then click OK.
- When you receive a message that indicates the installation
was successful, click OK.
After you install Office 2000 SP3, you cannot remove it. To
return to an installation before Office 2000 SP3, you must remove all Office
2000, and then install it again from the original CD-ROM.
Office 2000 SP3 Administrative Update
If you installed any of the products listed at the beginning of
this article from a server location, the server administrator must update the
server location with the administrative public update and deploy that update to
If you are the server administrator, follow these
steps to download the administrative update:
- Locate the following Microsoft Web site:
- Download the file to your desktop.
- In Windows Explorer, double-click the
- Click Yes to accept the License
- In the Please type the location where you want to
place the extracted files box, type C:\O2ksp3a,
and then click OK.
- Click Yes when you are prompted to create
- Click Start, and then click
Run. Type the following command in the Open
msiexec /a Admin Path\MSI File /p C:\O2ksp3a\MSP File SHORTFILENAMES=1 where Admin Path is the path to your
administrative installation point for Office 2000 (for example,
where MSI File is the .msi
database package for the Office 2000 product (for example, Data1.msi),
where MSP File is the name of the
public administrative installation update.
Note If you do not want the Office 2000 Administrative
Installation dialog box and the End User License
Agreement dialog box to appear, you can add
/qb+ to the command line.
- To deploy the update to the client workstations, click
Start, and then click Run. Type the following
command in the Open box
msiexec /i Admin Path\MSI File REINSTALL=All REINSTALLMODE=vomus where Admin Path is the path to your
administrative installation point for Office 2000 (for example, C:\Office2000),
where MSI File is the MSI database
package for the Office 2000 product (for example, Data1.msi).
For additional information about how to update your administrative
installation and deploy to client workstations, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to download and install an update to an administrative installation of Office 2000
This article contains standard instructions for
installing an administrative public update.
Or, you can see the
following article in the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit:http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=EN&id=14190
Notes About Office 2000 SP3
Both the client and the
administrative version of Office 2000 SP3 contain an upgrade to the Access Run
The Access Run Time Executable is not installed with Office 2000. It is available only with the Office Developer Tools. If you have not installed the Access Run Time feature from the Office Developer Tools, the ARTSP3.msp (client) file and the ARTSP3ff.msp (administrative) file are not applicable. If you have the full Microsoft Access 2000 program installed, Access 2000 will be updated with the MainSP3.msp (client) file or the MainSP3ff.msp (administrative) file.
For additional information about how to upgrade Access Run Time
installations, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to download and install an administrative update available for the Access 2000 and SQL Server 2000 Readiness Update
All language versions of the Administrative download includes the following updates:
- Mainsp3ff.msp: A full-file administrative update of the
core components for Office 2000.
- Cd2sp3ff.msp: A full-file administrative update of the
CD-ROM 2 components for Microsoft Office 2000 Professional, Microsoft Office
2000 Premium, and Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business.
- Outlctlx.exe: A client update to install the Microsoft
Outlook View Control functionality.
The English, French, German and Japanese language versions of the Administrative download includes the following update:
- Artsp3ff.msp: A full-file client update for Microsoft Access 2000 Runtime Files.
Known Issues When You Install Office 2000 SP3
Restart the Computer During Installation
Under the following conditions, the installation of Office 2000
SP3 may require you to restart your computer:
- You are running Microsoft Windows 2000 and you do not have
the most recent version of the Windows Installer. To prevent the computer from
restarting, upgrade to Windows Installer 2.0. For more information, visit the
following Microsoft Web site:
- The Office Shortcut Bar is running. To prevent the computer
from restarting, shut down the Office Shortcut Bar before you apply Office 2000
- The SharePoint Team Services from Microsoft is installed.
To prevent the computer from restarting, shut down the SharePoint Team Services
service before you apply Office 2000 SP3.
Office 2000 SP3 May Require the Office CD-ROM or the Network Installation Location
To make sure of the integrity of your Office installation, the
Installation Wizard may require access to the Office product CD or your network
installation location during the installation process.
Microsoft Access 2000 Indexes Change When You Upsize to SQL After You Install of Office 2000 SP3
After you install Office 2000 SP3, if the Access Wizard files do
not upgrade properly, descending indexes in Access 2000 that have been upsized
to SQL Server are still upsized as ascending indexes. This issue occurs because
the Access Wizard files are unversioned files and they are not updated properly
after you install Office 2000 SP3.
For additional information
about this issue and steps that you can take to avoid it, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Unversioned files are not updated after you install an Office 2000 service pack, hotfix, or patch
Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1 (SR1) MultiLanguage Pack
For complete Office 2000 SP3 functionality, install both of the
following if you are using the Office 2000 SR1 MultiLanguage Pack:
How to Determine Whether the Public Update Is Installed
Office 2000 SP3 contains updated versions of the following
Acwzlib.mde Acwzmain.mde Acwztool.mde
Artgalry.exe Bjablr32.dll Bjlog32.dll
Bjsrch32.dll Cag.exe Ccmarch.dll
Cdo.dll Cdo.dll Chapi3t1.dll
Contab32.dll Emablt32.dll Emsabp32.dll
Emsmdb32.dll Emsui32.dll Envelope.dll
Eurotool.xla Excel.exe Exsec32.dll
Fm20.dll Fp4awec.dll Graph9.exe
Mcps.dll Mdt2db.dll Mdt2dbns.dll
Mdt2dd.dll Mdt2df.dll Mdt2dfx.dll
Mdt2fref.dll Mdt2fw.dll Mdt2fwui.dll
Mdt2g.dll Mdt2gddo.dll Mdt2gddr.dll
Mdt2qd.dll Medcat.dll Mimedir.dll
Minet32.dll Msaccess.exe Msdaipp.dll
Msgr2en.lex Msmapi32.dll Msmapi32.dll
Mso9.dll Msoeuro.dll Msonsext.dll
Msppt9.olb Mspst32.dll Mspst32.dll
Msqry32.exe Mssp3en.lex Mssp3ena.lex
Msspell3.dll Ocp.dll Oladd.fae
Olappt.fae Olexchng.aw Olkfstub.dll
Olsec9.chm Olxchng9.chm Omi9.dll
Omint.dll Ouactrl.ocx Outex.dll
Outlhlp.aw Outllib.dll Outllibr.dll
Outlmime.dll Outlook.exe Ows.dll
Photoed.exe Powerpnt.exe Pp7x32.dll
Ppttools.ppa Pstprx32.dll Rm.dll
Rtfhtml.dll Sendto9.dll Soa900.dll
Utility.mda Vbe6.dll Winword.exe
Wrd6ex32.cnv Ww9intl.dll Xleuro9.chm
To determine whether Office 2000 SP3 is installed, start any
Office 2000 program, and then click About Microsoft
on the Help
The product version is (SP3) if Office 2000 SP3 is installed.
following table indicates the version numbers for the Microsoft Office products
as the version numbers appear in the About Microsoft
Office program File Name SP3 version
Microsoft Access Msaccess.exe 9.0.6926
Microsoft Excel Excel.exe 9.0.6926
Microsoft Outlook Outlook.exe 126.96.36.19927
Microsoft PowerPoint Powerpnt.exe 9.0.6620
Microsoft Word Winword.exe 9.0.6926
Because the Help About
dialog box sometimes
identifies Office 2000 SP3 incorrectly, Microsoft recommends that you verify
the file properties of the program executable. The following table is a list of
the file versions found in the file properties of the program executable files
for Office 2000 SP3:
Office program File Name SP3 version
Microsoft Access Msaccess.exe 188.8.131.5220
Microsoft Excel Excel.exe 184.108.40.20627
Microsoft Outlook Outlook.exe 220.127.116.1104
Microsoft PowerPoint Powerpnt.exe 18.104.22.16820
Microsoft Word Winword.exe 22.214.171.12426
Issues Fixed by the Update
Office 2000 SP3 addresses the issues described in the following
Microsoft Security Bulletins:
Office 2000 SP3 includes all Office updates previously included
in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
For additional information about the specific
updates included with Office 2000 SP-2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
List of issues fixed in Office 2000 Service Pack 2
Office 2000 SP3 includes the following previously released
updates that were released after Office 2000 SP2:
Office 2000 SP3 fixes the issues described in the following
Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
Issues fixed in Access 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Issues that are fixed in Excel 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Issues fixed in FrontPage 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
List of issues that are fixed in Outlook 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Issues fixed in PowerPoint 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
List of the issues fixed in Word 2000 by Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Characters are lost or changed to all caps when you type them
"This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down" error message when you crop an image in Photo Editor
You receive an error message when you open from or save to a domain Dfs in Office 2000
Office program stops responding in the Open dialog box
Poor performance if the "Default File Location" option is set to a remote share
Pop-up menu items disappear when opening multiple documents based on template
Display size of an EMF image changes when you change the screen resolution on Windows 2000
Office 2000 SP3 fixes the following issue, not
previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
OFF: Files with Default Icons Display the Generic File Icon When You Use Web Folders
When you view the contents of a Web folder, files with
default icons may appear with the generic file icon.
Word May Stop Responding When You Open a HTML Document That Contains the <!—[if gte mso Tag
When you open an HTML document in Microsoft
Word that uses the <!--[if gte mso
tag, Word may stop responding.
OFF: Image May Disappear When You Rotate the Image in Photo Editor
If you rotate an image while using the version of Photo
Editor that is included with Office 2000, the image may disappear.
XL: Drop-down Lists from Combo Boxes Always Appear on the Primary Monitor
On a dual monitor display, the drop-down lists of combo
boxes always appear on the primary monitor, even when the combo box itself is
placed on a secondary monitor.