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Microsoft KB Archive/172623

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Article ID: 172623

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q172623

SUMMARY

This article lists the different versions of Microsoft Outlook 97 and how you can determine which version you have.

MORE INFORMATION

This article describes version information for US versions of Outlook. The build numbers in this article are for US versions; in most cases international versions ship with later build numbers of Outllib.dll for the same release.

Outlook Versions

The following table lists available versions of Outlook:

   Version     Help About shows       Distributed with
   -------     ----------------       ----------------
                


   8.0         Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Office 97
                

(Release 3511, not Microsoft Outlook 97 Standalone shown in Help About) Microsoft Office 97 Small Business Edition



   8.01        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Exchange Server,
                

(8.01.3817) version 5.0



   8.02        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Exchange Server,
                

(8.02.4212) version 5.0, Service Pack 1 (SP-1)



   8.02        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Office 97, Service
                

(8.02.4212) Release 1 Enterprise Update (SR-1 Ent Upd)



   8.02        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Office 97, Service
                

(8.02.4212) Release 1 Patch (SR-1 Patch)



   8.03        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Exchange Server
                

8.03.4629 version 5.5



   8.03        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Exchange Server
                

8.03.4629 version 5.0, Service Pack 2



   8.03        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Office 97 Small Business
                

8.03.4629 Edition, version 2.0



   8.04        Microsoft Outlook 97   Microsoft Office 97 SR2 full CD
                

8.04.5619. Microsoft Office 97 SR2 patch



   Microsoft   Outlook Express        Microsoft Internet Explorer,
   Outlook     4.71.2038.0            version 4.x
   Express
                


   Microsoft   Runs over the         Microsoft Exchange Server,
   Outlook     Internet using        version 5.0, Service Pack 1 (SP-1)
   Web Access  your Web browser
   for
   Microsoft
   Exchange
   Server
                



NOTE: The Help About information is the same for all three configurations of Outlook, version 8.02. See the Version 8.02 section below for information on how to determine what configuration of 8.02 you have on your computer.

Outlook 8.x Outllib.dll Information

The Outllib.dll file is the core component of the Outlook, version 8.x, program. The following table lists the properties of the Outllib.dll file in your C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office directory:

   Version            Size in Bytes    Create Date     Modified Date
   -------            -------------    -----------     -------------
                


   8.0                4,355,344        11/17/96        11/17/96
                


   8.01               4,359,440        2/21/97          2/21/97
                


   8.02 SP-1          4,375,312        upgrade date     6/12/97
                


   8.02 SR-1 Ent Upd  4,375,312        7/11/97          7/11/97
                


   8.02 SR-1 Patch    4,375,312        date varies      7/11/97
                


   8.03               4,602,000        10/29/97        10/29/97
                


   8.04               4,726,784        date varies     6/1/98
                

Version Information

Outlook 97 (8.0, 8.1 and 8.02)

Outlook 97, version 8.x, is a full-featured contact management program with calendar, scheduling, and contact management capabilities. Unlike Outlook Express, Outlook 8.x can use e-mail transports other than Internet Mail. For example, in addition to Internet mail, Outlook 8.x works with Exchange Server, Lotus cc:Mail, MSN Mail, Microsoft Mail, and other mail transport systems. Outlook 8.x can take full advantage of the capabilities of Microsoft Exchange Server mail systems.

Version 8.0

Outlook, version 8.0 is the original version. To obtain this version you must purchase either Office 97, Office 97 Small Business Edition, or the standalone version of Outlook 97.

Version 8.01

Outlook, version 8.01 is only available with Microsoft Exchange Server, version 5.0. To obtain this version you must purchase Microsoft Exchange Server. For more information on what features version 8.01 includes, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

163743 OL97: Information About Outlook Version 8.01


Version 8.02

Outlook, version 8.02, is available in three different configurations. You can obtain Outlook 8.02 from:

  • Office 97 Service Release 1 Enterprise Update (SR-1 Ent Upd)
  • Office 97 Service Release 1 Patch (SR-1 Patch)
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 Service Pack 1 (SP-1).

For information on which configuration of Outlook, version 8.02, is correct for you, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

166024 Distribution information for Outlook 97, version 8.02


You can determine which configuration of Outlook 8.02 you have by checking for the existence of specific files that are installed by either the SR-1 Patch or SP-1 update tool and by viewing the properties of the Outllib.dll file to determine the create and modified dates.

Outlook, version 8.02 Configurations:

  • You have the SP-1 configuration of Outlook 8.02 if Help About shows Microsoft Outlook 97 (8.02.4212) and your hard disk contains the following file: C:\Outlook\Client\Update.exe and/or The Outllib.dll file has a modify date of 6/12/97.
  • You have the SR-1 Patch configuration of Outlook 8.02 if Help About shows Microsoft Outlook 97 (8.02.4212) and your hard disk contains the following file: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\97sr1_<#>.txt where <#> is an integer that increments each time you run the patch. and/or The Outllib.dll modified date is 7/11/97.
  • You have the SR-1 Ent Upd configuration of Outlook 8.02 if the Help About shows Microsoft Outlook 97 (8.02.4212), and the Outllib.dll file's create and modified dates are both 7/11/97. The SR-1 Ent Upd updates the Outlook.exe file to 7/11/97, while the SR-1 Patch does not.

Version 8.03

Outlook, version 8.03 is only available with Microsoft Exchange Server, version 5.5. To obtain this version you must purchase Microsoft Exchange Server version 5.5. For more information on what features version 8.03 includes, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

175676 OL97: Summary of Changes in Outlook 8.03


Version 8.04

Outlook, version 8.04 is only available with Office 97 Service Release 2 (SR-2). For more information on what features version 8.04 includes, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

177412 OL97: Summary of Changes in Outlook Version 8.04


Outlook Express

Microsoft Outlook Express is an update to Microsoft Internet Mail and News, which is distributed with Internet Explorer, version 3.x. Outlook Express is the Internet Explorer, version 4.0, equivalent of Microsoft Internet Mail and News. Outlook Express is not the same program as Outlook 97, versions 8.x.

Outlook Web Access

Outlook Web Access for Microsoft Exchange Server provides secure access to e-mail, and public folders on Microsoft Exchange Server using only a Web browser. For more information on Outlook Web Access, please see the following URL:



NOTE: Because the Microsoft Web site is regularly updated, the site address may change without notice. If this occurs, link to the Microsoft home page at the following address:

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