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    Update for Microsoft Office Word 2003 (KB979045)

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    Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office Word 2003. This update contains stability and performance improvements.
    • Version:

      2

      File Name:

      office2003-KB979045-FullFile-ENU.exe

      Date Published:

      8/13/2010

      File Size:

      5.7 MB

      KB Articles: KB979045

        This is an update to Microsoft Office Word 2003. You must install this update if you have been instructed to do so in a separate communication from Microsoft. Office 2003 Service Pack 3 is a prerequisite for this update.

        This update will affect a particular custom XML tagging implementation. For technical details on the affected custom XML tagging functionality, please see KB978951.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP


        • This update applies to the following product:

        • Supported Windows Installer Version: Microsoft Windows Installer version 2.0 or later.
          • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 and Microsoft Windows XP include this version of the Windows Installer. Otherwise, the latest version of Windows Installer is available as a separate download at the following location:

      • Note: IT professionals should refer to the IT professional resources section.

        Install Update for Microsoft Office Word 2003 (KB979045). To do this, follow these steps:
        1. Download the .exe file by clicking on the Download button at the top of the page, and then save the file to your hard disk drive.
        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.


        IT professional resources

        IT professionals working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the Office System Suites and Programs TechCenter.

        The download for this update is available by clicking on the Download button at the top of the page. 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 Update for Microsoft Office Word 2003 (KB979045) for further information about this update.

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