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Security Update for Word 2000 (KB895333)

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A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Word 2000 that could allow arbitrary code to run when you open a maliciously modified document. This update resolves that vulnerability so that Word 2000 documents are handled appropriately.
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:

    1.0

    File Name:

    office2000-kb895333-client-enu.exe

    office2000-kb895333-fullfile-enu.exe

    Date Published:

    2005-07-12

    File Size:

    1.2 MB

    4.0 MB

    KB Articles: KB895333

  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

    • Note: Administrators should refer to the Administrator resources section.

      Installation instructions
      If you have Word 2000 do one of the following:

      • Use Office Update on the Office Online Web site (recommended). Office Update automatically detects Office and prompts you to install updates and service packs that bring Office programs up-to-date.


      • Install only Security Update for Word 2000 (KB895333). To do this, follow these steps:
        1. Download one of the two .exe files by using the links at the bottom of the page, and then save the file to your hard disk drive.
          • office2000-kb895333-client-enu.exe: You should download this file if you have access to your original product CD-ROM. You might need to provide the installation source during patch installation if you have previously updated your product.
          • office2000-kb895333-fullfile-enu.exe: Download this file if you have experienced problems installing the office2000-kb895333-client-enu.exe. You may still be required to provide the installation source during the patch installation.
        2. It is recommended that you quit any programs you are running.

        3. In Windows Explorer, double-click the .exe file that you saved to your hard disk drive, and follow the instructions on the screen.


      Administrator resources
      Administrators working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the Office Admin Update Center. On that site, scroll down and look under the Update Resources section for the product version you are updating.

      The downloads for this update are under the Files in this Download section below. You can double-click the executable package to begin installation, or extract the patch files (MSP files) by using a command line. The command line and instructions are included in the Knowledge Base article (197147): Command-Line Switches For IExpress Software Update Packages.

      See the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Description of the Security Update for Word 2000 (KB895333) for further information about this update.

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