Office 2000 SP3 fixes the issues described in various downloads and previous Microsoft security bulletins. For more information, see previous versions.
Note?? Office 2000 SP3 includes the security update for Outlook - frequently asked questions, e-mail that modifies the way that Outlook handles certain types of email attachments. However, the new treatment of attachments of mail can be customized. For more information, see the article Microsoft Knowledge Base (318515) OL2000: Cannot Access Attachments.
Note?? If you have installed Outlook 2000 with the option to only Internet mail, please read the important information contained in the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (811167) OL2000: (IMO) Outlook Reminders Are Problematic After You Install Office Service Pack 3, before updating to Office 2000 SP3.
Microsoft recommends that users install the Office 2000 SP3 update using the Office product updates site. This site will detect the installation of Office and ask you to install exactly what you need to be updated completely, and you can reduce the time that you download this update.
Office 2000 SP-3 fixes the issues described in the following Microsoft security bulletins:
This Service Pack also includes all updates released since Office 2000 SR1:
Office 2000 SP3 will install successfully even if one or more of the publicly available updates listed above have already been installed on the computer.
Office 2000 SP3 also includes stability improvements developed from reports submitted by users through the error reporting tool, as well as from Microsoft product support feedback.
Note? ?If you want to install any updates released after Office 2000 SP3, you must install SP3 so these updates work.
Implementation of Office 2000 SP3 for Office programs
Office 2000 SP3 is applied to the following applications and sets of programs of Office 2000: Microsoft Access 2000 SR1 Microsoft Access RunTime 2000 SR1 Microsoft Excel 2000 SR1 Microsoft FrontPage ? 2000 SR1 Microsoft Office 2000 Developer Microsoft Office 2000 SR1 Premium Microsoft Office 2000 SR1 Professional Microsoft Office 2000 SR1 SME Microsoft Office 2000 SR1 Standard Microsoft Outlook ? 2000 SR1 Microsoft PowerPoint ? 2000 SR1 Microsoft Publisher 2000 SR1 Microsoft Word 2000 SR1
Note?? Before you install SP3, you must install the Office 2000 Service Release 1a (SR-1a) (update).
Before that you install this update, make sure that you are using the SR1 versions of all the applications in Office 2000 that are installed on your computer. To determine if Office 2000 SR1 is currently installed on your computer, follow these steps: in Microsoft Windows ?, on the Startmenu, click settings , and then click control Panel.Double-click Add or remove programs.Make sure that all Microsoft Office 2000 applications that are installed are the SR1 version. Follow one of these procedimiento:si appears SR1, means that the SR1 or SR1a version is already installed on your computer and only has to install SP3.
If you are running Microsoft Windows ? 2000, Me, 98 or 95, it is strongly recommended that you upgrade your computer with the latest version of Microsoft Windows Installer. Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) and Microsoft Windows XP include this version of Windows Installer. Otherwise, Windows Installer 2.0 (the content of this page is in English) is available as a separate download. For more information, see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base (810028) OFF2000: error 1328 in the MSDAIPP file.DLL when applying Office 2000 Service Pack 3.
To ensure the integrity of the installation of Microsoft Office, Windows Installer requires access to your installation media or network installation location before applying any product updates. This is a technical requirement of Windows Installer-based software review and is not intended as a measure against piracy. For more information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article, (268800): Windows Installer must have original source files when you apply a patch, which deals with the need to have to implement a review of original files.
For more information about Office 2000 Service Pack 3, see the article Microsoft Knowledge Base (Q326585) Overview of the Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3).
If the module is using Office 2000 SR1 MultiLanguage Pack
If the module is using Office 2000 SR1 MultiLanguage Pack and want to get all the functionality of Office 2000 SP3, you will need the following software: Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) Office 2000 Service Pack 3 for the module Office 2000 SR1 MultiLanguage Pack (will be available at a future date).
Update Administrative full-file to the IT administrators of the information in the Office 2000 Resource Kit Web site (the content of this page is in English).