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Article ID: 883677 - Last Review: July 11, 2013 - Revision: 9.0

For a Microsoft Office 2000 version of this article, see 266134  ( ) .
For a Microsoft Office XP version of this article, see 305095  ( ) .

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This article describes how to find the available updates for Microsoft Office 2003.

More information

Updates are available for Office 2003 from the Microsoft Download Center. To find the available Office 2003 updates, go to the following Microsoft website:
Download Center – Office updates (

How to make sure that you have the latest updates

Use Windows Update to detect and install the required updates for Microsoft Office 2003. To do this, open the Windows Update (  window. Click Check for updates to begin the detection process. After detection is complete, you receive a list of recommended updates. Click Install Updates to complete the process.

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 junk e-mail filter updates

Outlook 2003 releases junk e-mail filter updates separately from an Outlook 2003 update or an Office 2003 service pack.

For more information about the latest Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
872976  ( ) How to obtain the latest Outlook Junk E-mail Filter update

Microsoft Office Tablet PC updates

Microsoft has released the "Office 2003 Tablet PC update: Improved Ink Recognition" update. For more information, go to the following Microsoft website: (

Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Access 2003
  • Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003
  • Microsoft Office OneNote 2003
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2003
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