Microsoft KB Archive/923884

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Article ID: 923884

Article Last Modified on 10/8/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools




SUMMARY

Microsoft has released the Office Proofing Tools 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package for Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2003.

This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:


  • The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.


INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2003 issue that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated August 10, 2006.

Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue that was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

  • On August 1, 2006, the new German Spelling Reform rules went into effect for Germany, for Switzerland, and for Austria. These rules were proposed by the Council for German Orthography on August 1, 2005. The rules were adopted by the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs (KMK) on March 2, 2006. And, the rules were confirmed by the Council of Minister Presidents on March 30, 2006.


In compliance with these new rules, a new German spelling checker for Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2003 was created. This hotfix package contains the new German spelling checker that is in compliance with the new German Spelling Reform rules.


MORE INFORMATION

Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003


Hotfix download information

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
[GRAPHIC: Download]Download the office2003-KB923884-DEU.exe package now. For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services


Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
To download the update, follow these steps:

  1. Click Save to save the office2003-KB923884-DEU.exe file to the selected folder.
  2. In Microsoft Windows Explorer, double-click office2003-KB923884-DEU.exe.
  3. Click Yes to accept the License Agreement.
  4. In the Type the location where you want to place the extracted files box, type c:\923884, and then click OK.
  5. Click Yes when you are prompted to create the folder.

Client update (single computer)

After you have downloaded the file, follow these steps to install the client update:

  1. In Windows Explorer, locate the c:\923884 folder, and then double-click Ptk.msp.
  2. Follow the steps to install the update.

Administrative update

If you installed Proofing Tools 2003 from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative public update. The administrator must then deploy that update to your computer.

If you are the server administrator, follow these steps:

  1. In Windows Explorer, locate the C:\923884 folder, and then double-click PTK_readme.txt.
  2. Follow the steps in the PTK_readme.txt file to install and to deploy the hotfix.

Prerequisites

The following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix package:

  • The optimized version of this hotfix is a post-Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office 2003 Service Pack 2 installed. For more information about Office 2003 SP2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    887616 Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 2

  • The full-file version of this hotfix is also the administrative version of this hotfix. You can install this version of the hotfix on a computer that is running Office 2003 with Service Pack 2 or Office 2003 with Service Pack 1. However, we have tested this hotfix more extensively on Office 2003 with Service Pack 2 than on Office 2003 with Service Pack 1. If you install this hotfix on a computer that is running Office 2003 with Service Pack 1, some file conflicts might occur. We support this configuration, but we do not recommend it.

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Office2003-kb923884-deu.exe 11.0.8101.0 9,853,760 10-Aug-2006 20:21 x86
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Ptk.msp Not applicable 10,079,744 10-Aug-2006 19:49 Not applicable


After the hotfix package is installed, the global version of this hotfix package has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Batimt.lex 5.0.6466.0 71,168 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Batimtnp.lex 5.0.6466.0 43,520 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Chimie.lex 5.0.6466.0 103,424 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Imekr70.ime 7.0.8002.0 103,624 10-Nov-2005 20:14 Not applicable
Jurid.lex 5.0.6466.0 73,216 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Juridnp.lex 5.0.6466.0 99,328 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Juridsch.dic Not applicable 93,727 30-Sep-2005 19:17 Not applicable
Maatsch.dic Not applicable 162,288 30-Sep-2005 19:37 Not applicable
Medic.lex 5.0.6466.0 143,872 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Medicnp.lex 5.0.6466.0 74,752 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Medisch.dic Not applicable 238,139 30-Sep-2005 19:17 Not applicable
Msgr3en.dll 5.1.3019.1 6,215,168 20-Jun-2004 18:11 Not applicable
Msgr3en.lex Not applicable 25 20-Jun-2004 09:04 Not applicable
Msgren32.dll 3.2.0.3 139,337 08-Jan-2004 00:56 Not applicable
Msgren32.dll 3.0.0.49 1,572,864 25-May-2005 15:15 Not applicable
Msgren32.dll 7.0.1.2 529,984 15-Aug-2005 21:39 Not applicable
Msgr_en.lex Not applicable 4,890,875 26-Sep-2005 21:28 Not applicable
Mso.acl Not applicable 43,828 15-Sep-2004 20:23 Not applicable
Mso.acl Not applicable 9,624 18-Oct-2005 00:22 Not applicable
Mssp3en.lex 5.0.6466.0 2,982,400 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Mssp3en.lex Not applicable 925,482 08-Mar-2006 18:35 Not applicable
Msspell3.dll 3.0.1.4 98,304 03-Jan-2005 19:00 Not applicable
Msspell3.dll 2.49.0.0 163,840 16-Feb-2006 18:29 Not applicable
Msspell3.dll 5.0.6466.0 542,208 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Msspell3.dll 3.0.7.9 194,112 08-Mar-2006 18:35 Not applicable
Msspell3.dll 2.53.0.0 163,840 24-Nov-2004 22:08 Not applicable
Msth3am.lex Not applicable 1,154,681 27-Jan-2005 00:13 Not applicable
Msth3am.lex Not applicable 753,046 14-Sep-2005 19:40 Not applicable
Msthes3.dll 7.0.2.12 364,627 27-Jan-2005 00:49 Not applicable
Techni.lex 5.0.6466.0 221,184 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Techninp.lex 5.0.6466.0 46,080 22-Jan-2005 06:02 Not applicable
Techwet.dic Not applicable 168,270 30-Sep-2005 19:17 Not applicable
Zakelijk.dic Not applicable 259,080 30-Sep-2005 19:17 Not applicable


Additional notes:

  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package.
  • For more information about the differences between the two .msp files, see the "Strategies for Updating Office 2003 Installations" topic. To see this topic, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses for software that is corrected after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates



Additional query words: PTK2003 PTK12 PTK2k3


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