Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager Update and for Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting 2006. This article contains a list of issues that are fixed by the service pack. This article also describes how to obtain the service pack, and how to determine whether the service pack is installed.
Service Pack 3 for Business Contact Manager Update and for Small Business Accounting provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting 2006 and to Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager Update. This service pack contains significant usability enhancements and stability improvements.
Service pack details
List of issues that the service pack fixes
For more information about the issues that this service pack fixes, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Issues that are fixed in Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting 2006 Service Pack 3
Earlier service packs that this service pack includes
Service Pack 3 for Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager Update and for Small Business Accounting 2006 includes the following previously released service packs:
Description of Service Pack 2 for Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager Update and for Small Business Accounting 2006
Description of Service Pack 1 for Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager Update and for Small Business Accounting 2006
How to obtain and install the service pack
The service pack is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this service pack from the Microsoft Download Center and to view installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
How to determine whether the service pack is installed
The service pack contains files that have the versions that are listed in the following table.
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You do not have to install this service pack if you have a later version of the files that are listed in the table.
To determine the version of the files that are installed, search the hard disk drive. To do this, follow these steps. 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 pane, click All files and folders under Search Companion.
- In the All or part of the file name box, type the file name, and then click Search.
- In the list of files, right-click the that file you want to verify, and then click Properties.
- On the Version tab, verify the version of the file.
Information for administrators about .msp files
Service Pack 3 for Outlook 2003 with Business Contact Manager Update and for Small Business Accounting 2006 consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file) that is packaged in a self-extracting executable file.
The following .msp file is distributed in this service pack:
For detailed procedures that explain how to update an administrative image and how 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 Office Online 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, visit the following Microsoft Office Admin Update Center Web site: