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Microsoft KB Archive/924718

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Article ID: 924718

Article Last Modified on 11/15/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2003



SUMMARY


This article describes the Microsoft Office Excel 2003 issue that is fixed in the Excel 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package that is dated August 25, 2006.


This article describes the following items about the Excel 2003 hotfix package:


  • The issues that the Excel 2003 hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the Excel 2003 hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the Excel 2003 hotfix package.
  • Whether the Excel 2003 hotfix package is replaced by any other Excel 2003 hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the Excel 2003 hotfix package contains.


INTRODUCTION

List of issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue:

  • 924717 A character other than a DBCS character is entered in Excel 2003 when you try to type a DBCS character in the Visual Basic Editor


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 information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Prerequisites

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

Restart information

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to create any registry keys or modify any registry keys to use any hotfixes that this package contains.

File information

The English version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. 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

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Excel.msp Not Applicable 14,480,384 25-Aug-2006 18:31 Not Applicable

After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this hotfix 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
Excel.exe 11.0.8105.0 10,269,456 24-Aug-2006 03:20 x86

For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software 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: EX2003 OFF2003

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