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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package for Microsoft Office Word 2003.
This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.

INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Word 2003 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated May 24, 2006.

Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issues:
  • 919735  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919735/ ) The AutoCorrect feature replaces every instance of the same text throughout the whole table instead of only in a split cell in the table in Word 2003
  • 919736  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919736/ ) The dmCopies member always returns a value of 1 when you try to retrieve the number of copies in a print job in Word 2003

MORE INFORMATION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix package:
  • The optimized version of this hotfix package is a post-Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 hotfix package. To install the hotfix package, you must have Office 2003 Service Pack 2 installed. For more information about Office 2003 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    887616  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887616/ ) Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 2
  • The full-file version of this hotfix package is also the administrative version of this hotfix package. You can install this version of the hotfix package on a computer that is running Office 2003 with Service Pack 2 or Microsoft Office 2003 with Service Pack 1. However, we have tested this hotfix package more extensively on Office 2003 with Service Pack 2 than on Microsoft Office 2003 with Service Pack 1. If you install this hotfix package on a computer that is running Microsoft Office 2003 with Service Pack 1, some file conflicts might occur. We support this configuration, but we do not recommend it.

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix package.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix package is not replaced by any later hotfix package.

Registry information

You must create a registry key or modify a registry key to use one of the hotfixes that this package contains. For more information about the registry key, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
919735  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919735/ ) The AutoCorrect feature replaces every instance of the same text throughout the whole table instead of only in a split cell in the table in Word 2003
919736  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919736/ ) The dmCopies member always returns a value of 1 when you try to retrieve the number of copies in a print job in Word 2003

Hotfix file information

This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date 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.

Download information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office2003-kb919734-glb.exe6.00.2800.11685,977,40824-May-200613:47

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Winwordff.msp13,711,87224-May-200613:46

After the hotfix package is installed, the global version of this hotfix package has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Winword.exe11.0.802712,147,98422-May-200622:26

Additional notes:
  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package.
  • For more information about the differences between the two .msp files, see the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic. To see this topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ork2003/HA011525741033.aspx (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ork2003/HA011525741033.aspx)
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when Microsoft corrects software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, tools, and add-ons
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