The security update that this article describes has been replaced by a newer update Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2687626 MS12-046: Description of the security update for Microsoft Office 2003: July 10, 2012.
Office 2003 SP3 contains security enhancements and stability improvements. Some of the fixes included with Office 2003 SP3 were previously released in separate updates. Office 2003 SP3 combines the previously released fixes into one update.
Describes a behavior in which the Fast Saves feature no longer functions in Word 2003 after you install Office 2003 SP3. This behavior occurs because the Fast Saves feature has been removed from the program in Office 2003 SP3.