Microsoft KB Archive/253589

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Article ID: 253589

Article Last Modified on 1/9/2007


  • Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q253589


On the root of the Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1 Update CD and the Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1 Full Product CD, you will find a folder called "Support". The Support folder contains a collection of updates that may be required on certain operating systems or for a specific set of users who may be affected by a known issue. Before you apply the updates, read the following descriptions of the known issues and then determine whether the update applies to your specific situation.

Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a Known Issues for Windows 2000

How to Apply the Updates

You can apply these updates to Windows 2000 systems by doing any of the following:

If the updates for the localized Windows 2000 system you are currently using are not available in the Support folder at the root directory of the Office 2000 SR-1a CD, please visit the Microsoft Windows Update Web site (

For additional information about Office 2000 Service Release 1a recommended updates for Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, and Microsoft Windows NT systems, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

257536 OFF2000: Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a Recommended Updates for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT Systems

Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1a is available from Tools on the Web To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack


OLE Automation Update for Errors in Non-Gregorian Calendars

This release of Automation files (version 4514) addresses an issue with using Automation to calculate dates when the current date calendar is not Gregorian. This version also includes a solution for maintaining accurate regional settings information on Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT 4.0, platforms that cannot use the Windows 2000 solution.

When a program attempts to load a corrupted picture file, Automation displays an error message, and the program continues running.

This release updates the following files to the following version numbers:

File Version
Asycfilt.dll 2.40.4514.1
Oleaut32.dll 2.40.4514.1
Olepro32.dll 5.0.4514.1
Stdole2.tlb 2.40.4514.1

MDAC 2.5 Fix in Msjet40.dll

This release of Msjet40.dll (version 4.00.2927.17) addresses an issue when using Microsoft Data Access Objects (DAO) to examine stored query properties. An earlier version of Msjet40.dll (version 4.00.2927.4) removes the stored query's properties in this scenario.

This release updates the following file to the following version number:

File Version
Msjet40.dll 4.0.2927.17

OE Fix for vCard

This release of Wab32.dll (version 5.00.3013.3100) addresses an issue that prevents Microsoft Outlook 2000 users from exporting or saving contact information to a VCF file. An earlier release of Wab32.dll (version 5.0.2919.6600) does not allow the export or save feature to work.

This release updates the following file to the following version number:

File Version
Wab32.dll 5.00.3013.3100

RichEdit 2.0 Fix for Arabic and Hebrew Systems

This release of Riched20.dll ( addresses a display issue when left-to-right and right-to-left (bidirectional) text is displayed.

This release updates the following file to the following version number:

File Version

Additional query words: bidi bi di directional bi-directional right-to-left

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