Office 2003 Service Pack 1 for Proofing Tools

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Office 2003 Service Pack 1 for Proofing Tools provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools.
  • 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.


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    4.6 MB

    13.1 MB

    KB Articles: KB843188

      Office 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Proofing Tools ensures that Office 2003 performs with complete functionality when you use Office 2003 Proofing Tools.

      You can get specific information about this update in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (843188): Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 1 for Proofing Tools.

      Important For complete Office 2003 SP1 functionality if you are using Office 2003 Proofing Tools, you will need to install both this download and Office 2003 Service Pack 1.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

      This update applies to the following programs:
      • Microsoft® Office 2003 Proofing Tools

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

      Installation instructions
      To install this update, 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 Office 2003 SP1 for Proofing Tools. 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.
          • PTK2003SP1-kb843188-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.
          • PTK2003SP1-kb843188-fullfile-enu.exe: Download this file if you do not have access to your original product CD-ROM or if you have experienced problems installing the PTK2003SP1-kb843188-client-enu.exe file.
        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.

      Instructions for use:

      After you install this update, use Office as you typically would.

      To remove this download:

      There is no uninstall feature for this download. For more information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (873125): You cannot remove Service Pack 1 for Office 2003 products.

      Administrator resources
      Administrators working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the Office Admin Update Center Web site. On the home page of that site, look under Update Strategies for the product version you are updating.

      The downloads for this update are below. When you double-click the executable package, installation begins. To extract the patch files (MSP files), you must use 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base article (843188): Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 1 for Proofing Tools for further information about this update.