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Office 2003 Service Pack 1

Brief Description
Office 2003 Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office 2003.

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Version:1
Knowledge Base (KB) Articles:KB842532
Date Published:7/27/2004
Language:English
Download Size:18.0 MB - 72.2 MB*
*Download size depends on selected download components.

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Overview

Office 2003 Service Pack 1 contains significant security enhancements, in addition to stability and performance improvements. Service Pack 1 (SP1) also includes many performance and feature enhancements to Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003.

Some of the fixes included with SP1 have been previously released as separate updates. This service pack combines them into one update.


Included in this Service Pack

This service pack includes all updates previously released for Office 2003:


SP1 will install successfully even if a publicly available update has already been installed on your computer.

SP1 also includes stability improvements developed as a result of user input from the Microsoft Online Crash Analysis in Office 2003 and from Microsoft Product Support feedback.

You can get specific information about this update in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (842532): Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 1.


InfoPath 2003 SP1 Preview and Office 2003 SP1

If you previously installed the InfoPath 2003 SP1 Preview, you should uninstall the InfoPath 2003 SP1 Preview prior to installing Office 2003 SP1. You will need your original InfoPath 2003 product CD to upgrade to the final version of InfoPath 2003 SP1. For more information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (873040): Information to consider before you apply Office 2003 Service Pack 1 to a computer that has the InfoPath 2003 Service Pack 1 Preview installed.


OneNote 2003 SP1 and Office 2003 SP1

If you use OneNote 2003, we recommend you install OneNote 2003 SP1, which is available as a separate download. For more information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (842774): Description of OneNote 2003 Service Pack 1


Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter and Office 2003 SP1

If you use Outlook 2003, we recommend you download the latest version of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter Update. To determine whether you need this update, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (872976): How to obtain the latest Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter.


Office Internet Free/Busy Service and Office 2003 SP1

After installing Office 2003 SP1, all features within Outlook 2003 that access the Microsoft Office Internet Free/Busy Service are no longer available. For more information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article (842166): Office Internet free/busy features are removed when you install Outlook 2003 Service Pack 1.


To install when using an Office 2003 Multilingual User Interface Pack

For complete Office 2003 SP1 functionality if you are using an Office 2003 Multilingual User Interface Pack (MUI), you will need to install both of the following:

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System Requirements

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000 Service Pack 3; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP

This update applies to the following programs:
  • Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Basic Edition 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Standard Edition 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Access 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Access 2003 Runtime
  • Microsoft® Office Excel 2003
  • Microsoft® Office FrontPage® 2003
  • Microsoft® Office InfoPath™ 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2003
  • Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Publisher 2003
  • Microsoft® Office Word 2003
  • Microsoft® Office 2003 Web Components
  • Microsoft® Office XP Web Components


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Instructions

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. 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.
      • Office2003SP1-kb842532-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.
      • Office2003SP1-kb842532-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 Office2003SP1-kb842532-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.

Additional documentation regarding how to update installations of Office 2003 to SP1 in various corporate networked scenarios can be found in the Office 2003 Service Pack 1 White Paper

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 (842532): Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 1 for further information about this update.

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Files in This Download

The links in this section correspond to separate files available in this download. Download the files most appropriate for you.
File Name:File Size

Office2003SP1-kb842532-client-enu.exe

18.0 MB

Office2003SP1-kb842532-fullfile-enu.exe

72.2 MB

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