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Article ID: 917152 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 1.2

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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-038. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update for the programs that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, depending on whether you are a home user or an IT professional:

Issues that the security update fixes

In addition to the issues that are described in the security bulletin, the security update for Microsoft Office 2000 and for Microsoft Project 2000 (KB917152) addresses the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
299965  ( ) "'\\Server' could not be found" error message when you click hyperlink
328588  ( ) FIX: Embedded Office files do not prompt to trust VBA digital signature on load
818798  ( ) Office 2000 programs prompt you to register after April 15, 2003
823027  ( ) "'Filename' could not be found" error message when you click a hyperlink in a document that you opened in an Office 2000 program
835229  ( ) How to remove "Add/Modify FTP Locations" from the list of locations when you open or save a file in Office 2000 programs
835716  ( ) Office 2000 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: February 11, 2004

The security update for Office 2000 and for Project 2000 (KB917152) addresses the following issue that was not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 stops responding when you open a subfolder from the Outlook Bar
    When you open a subfolder on your computer by using the My Computer shortcut on the Outlook Bar in Microsoft Outlook 2000, Outlook 2000 may stop responding (hang).

    This behavior occurs when the name of the subfolder that you opened uses double-byte character set (DBCS) characters.

Removal information

After you install this update, you cannot remove the update. To revert to an earlier installation of Microsoft Office 2000 and of Microsoft Project 2000, you must remove Office 2000 and Project 2000. Then, reinstall Office 2000 and Project 2000 by using the original CD.

  • Microsoft Office 2000 Premium Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Small Business Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Access 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Project 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Publisher 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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