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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 issues that are fixed in the Outlook 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package that is dated November 4, 2006.

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 the 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

Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you import a .vcf file into the Outlook 2003 Contacts folder, the contents of the Note field in the .vcf file are not imported.

    This issue occurs if you run Outlook 2003 in Cached Exchange Mode.
  • When you try to book a resource for a meeting request in Outlook 2003, you receive the following error message:
    Resource_name is already booked for the specified time. You must use another time or find another resource.
    You click OK to close the error message. After you close and do not save the meeting request, the meeting request is still saved in the calendar.

    This issue occurs if you run Outlook 2003 in Cached Exchange Mode.
  • When you add a signature that contains Unicode characters to an e-mail message, the Unicode characters do not appear as expected. This issue occurs if you use Outlook 2003 as the e-mail editor and if the e-mail message is formatted in HTML.

    Note If the message is formatted in Rich Text Format (RTF), the signature appears as expected.

MORE INFORMATION

Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 3. To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/870924/ ) How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

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:
  • This hotfix is an Office 2003 Service Pack 2 hotfix. To install the hotfix, 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:
    870924  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/870924/ ) How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

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

The Global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. 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-kb927850-glb.exe11.0.8115.05,072,19207-Nov-200616:14
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Outlook.mspNot Applicable7,194,62404-Nov-200601:59
After the hotfix is installed, the Global version of this hotfix 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
Addrpars.dll11.0.6550.088,26417-Mar-200521:32
Dlgsetp.dll11.0.8009.077,00017-Jan-200601:09
Envelope.dll11.0.8004.0132,80806-Dec-200523:44
Exchcsp.dll11.0.6424.0247,80801-Mar-200521:27
Exsec32.dll11.0.8027.0346,89623-May-200600:39
Impmail.dll11.0.6550.0122,05617-Mar-200521:32
Mimedir.dll11.0.8115.0177,42403-Nov-200601:50
Oladd.fae11.0.8029.0158,99202-Jun-200623:10
Olappt.fae11.0.8109.0152,84823-Sep-200607:15
Oljrnl.fae11.0.8109.0118,03223-Sep-200607:15
Olmail.fae11.0.8109.0113,42423-Sep-200607:15
Olnote.fae11.0.8109.0104,72023-Sep-200607:15
Oltask.fae11.0.8029.0147,21602-Jun-200623:10
Outllib.dll11.0.8115.07,619,85603-Nov-200601:50
Outlmime.dll11.0.8104.093,45617-Aug-200623:04
Outlook.exe11.0.8115.0196,36803-Nov-200601:50
Outlph.dll11.0.6550.0141,00017-Mar-200521:32
Outlrpc.dll11.0.6552.064,20031-Mar-200520:21
Outlvbs.dll11.0.6550.044,74417-Mar-200521:32
Recall.dll11.0.8001.039,11201-Nov-200522:57
Rm.dll11.0.6550.074,94417-Mar-200521:32
Sc2.sam11.0.6550.0111,80817-Mar-200521:41
Schplus.sam11.0.6550.0143,04817-Mar-200521:41
Transmgr.dll11.0.8000.0100,55222-Oct-200523:56
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 terminology that Microsoft uses to correct 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 software updates

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
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