Microsoft has released the Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB891067). This article describes the following information about the update.
This optional update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of the e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail messages. This update is dated February 8, 2005. Additional updates will follow.
Earlier released updates that are replaced by this update
The Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB891067) replaces the following previously released update:
Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update: January 11, 2005
How to obtain and install the update
The update is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download the update from the Microsoft Download Center and to view installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Web site:
How to determine whether the update is installed Note
Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
- Click Start, and then click Search.
- In the Search Results window, click All files and folders in the Search Companion pane.
- In the All or part of the file name box, type outlfltr.dat, and then click Search.
- In the list of files, right-click Outlfltr.dat, and then click Properties.
- On the Version tab, determine the date, time, and size of the Outlfltr.dat file that is installed on your computer.
This update contains files with the versions that are listed in the following table.
Date Time Version Size File name
01-Jan-2005 15:55 3,674,419 Outlfltr.dat
15-Apr-2004 22:50 1.3.1509.1 117,976 Outlfltr.dll
You do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.
Information for administrators about .msp files
The administrative update is made up of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer software update file (.msp file) that is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:
Features for reinstalling specific components for administrators
If you update your administrative installation point and then recache and reinstall Outlook 2003 on client computers, you can run a command line that includes the
REINSTALL=[ list of features
property. This property specifies whether you want to reinstall specific components of Outlook 2003 from the administrative image. For this update, the value for [ list of features
] is as follows:
Additionally, you can substitute the parameter REINSTALL=ALL
to reinstall all Microsoft Office components on the client computer.
For detailed procedures that explain how to update an administrative image and to update client computers, see the "Updating clients from a patched administrative image" section in the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic. To view the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
The Office Admin Update Center for Office IT professionals contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Office Admin Update Center, visit the following Microsoft Web site: