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    Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Client Components for Backward-Compatible Document Libraries`

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    These client components provide document collaboration functionality for desktops accessing information in either a Microsoft® SharePoint™ Portal Server 2001 workspace or a SharePoint Portal Server 2003 backward-compatible document library.
    • Version:

      1.1

      File Name:

      SPS2003DMClient.exe

      Date Published:

      10/1/2003

      File Size:

      15.8 MB

        These components are required to use document collaboration operations (for example, check in, check out, publish, approve) against a SharePoint Portal Server 2001 workspace or SharePoint Portal Server 2003 backward-compatible document library. If you connect to a backward-compatible document library without previously installing these client components, you will receive an error message instructing you to install them.

        Note: These client components are also available from Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

        Hardware:
        The following are minimum hardware requirements for a computer running the client components for backward-compatible document libraries:
        • Intel Pentium III–compatible 200-MHz processor or higher
        • 64 MB of RAM
        • 50 MB hard disk space on Microsoft Windows® 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows NT® 4.0; 30 MB hard disk space on Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003
        Note The disk can be formatted as NTFS, FAT, or FAT32.

        Software:
        Computers running the client components for backward-compatible document libraries must be running one of the following operating systems:
        • Microsoft Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second Edition
        • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, plus the latest service pack
        • Any version of Microsoft Windows 2000, plus the latest service pack
        • Microsoft Windows XP Professional, plus the latest service pack
        • Any version of Microsoft Windows Server 2003, plus the latest service pack

        Note Computers used by coordinators for backward-compatible document libraries must be running any version of Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or any version of Windows Server 2003.

        In addition to the operating system, client computers must have the following installed:
        • Microsoft Outlook® Express 5.01 or later
        • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or later

        Note Microsoft Visual Basic® Scripting support is required if you are running Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, or Windows NT 4.0. If you choose the custom installation option for Internet Explorer when you are installing on Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, or Windows NT 4.0, ensure that you install Visual Basic Scripting support.

        Browser:

        Computers running the client components for backward-compatible document libraries must have one of the following Web browsers installed:
        • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, plus the latest service pack
        • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, plus the latest service pack
        • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, plus the latest service pack
        • Netscape Navigator 6.02 or later

        Note Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting support is required if you are running Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, or Windows NT 4.0. If you choose the custom installation option for Internet Explorer when you are installing on Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, or Windows NT 4.0, ensure that you install Visual Basic Scripting support.
      • The client components are extensions to Microsoft Windows Explorer and Microsoft Office applications. There is no individual client application. These extensions integrate Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 commands with Windows Explorer and Office applications. Users can access document libraries (Web Storage System-based) from the portal site without installing the client components, but they will not experience the integration with Windows Explorer and Office applications.

        Install the client components for backward-compatible document libraries
        Note You must be logged on to the client computer as an account that is a member of the local Administrators group.

        1. Click the Download link to start the download, or choose a different language from the drop-down list if applicable, and click Go.
        2. Do one of the following:
        - To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
        - To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.

        If you are not upgrading from the client components for SharePoint Portal Server 2001 to the client components for SharePoint Portal Server 2003, do the following:
        1. On the Welcome to Client Components Setup Wizard page, click Next.
        2. On the End-User License Agreement page, select the I accept all of the terms in the license agreement check box, and then click Next. The Install Client Components page appears. This page shows the progress of the installation.
        3. On the Completing the Client Components Setup Wizard page, click Finish.

        If you are upgrading from the client components for SharePoint Portal Server 2001 to the client components for SharePoint Portal Server 2003, do the following:
        1. On the Client for Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 page, click Upgrade. The Install Client Components page appears. This page shows the progress of the installation.
        2. On the Completing the Client Components Setup Wizard page, click Finish.

        After you have installed the client components, you must add a Web folder that points to the document library. The address of the document library is http://server_name/document_library_name.

        The steps for adding a Web folder vary, depending on your operating system. See your operating system Help for detailed instructions. For example, in Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional or Microsoft Windows XP Professional, go to My Network Places and use the Add Network Place Wizard to add a Web folder. In Microsoft Windows 98, go to Web Folders in My Computer and use Add Web Folder to add a Web folder.

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