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Microsoft KB Archive/156542

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Article ID: 156542

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2005



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Office 97 Service Pack 1



This article was previously published under Q156542

SUMMARY

There are two versions of Microsoft Office 97 Service Release 1 (SR-1): an SR-1 Patch and an SR-1 Enterprise Update. This article contains a list of updates that are included in the SR-1 Enterprise Update version and not in the SR-1 Patch. Microsoft also released Microsoft Office 97 Service Release 2 (SR-2), which contains the updates that are listed in the "More Information" section of this article.

IMPORTANT: The SR-1 Enterprise Update is no longer available on the Microsoft Web site. Additionally, the Microsoft Office 97 SR-2 Replacement CD-ROM, which replaced the SR-1 Enterprise Update, is no longer available. You can download the Microsoft Office 97 Service Releases (SR-1 and SR-2) from the Microsoft Web site.

For additional information about obtaining the Microsoft Office 97 Service Releases SR-1 and SR-2, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

192874 OFF97: An Overview of Microsoft Office 97 Service Release 2 (SR-2)


For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

151020 OFF97: List of Fixed Problems in Office 97 for Windows, SR-2


151261 OFF97: How to Obtain and Install MS Office 97 SR-2


Determining Which Version of SR-1 You Have

If you are not sure which version of Office 97 you are using, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for additional information:

171749 OFF97: How to Determine Whether SR-1 Is Installed


Problems That Are Corrected in the SR-1 Patch

For a complete list of all of the problems that are corrected in the Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 patch, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

172995 OFF97: List of Fixed Problems in Office 97 for Windows, SR-1


MORE INFORMATION

Fixes Included in Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update

The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes the following updates for Office 97:

  • When you install Microsoft Office 97, you may receive error messages about the Bdrintl.dll file. This problem is corrected in Microsoft Office 97 SR-1.

    For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    162295 OFF97: Err Msg: "Bdrintl.dll Was Unable to Register Itself"

    162936 OFF97 Setup: Banyan Vines Patch Available

  • In Microsoft Office 97, the Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar is not installed when you perform a Typical installation. In Microsoft Office 97 SR-1, the Office Shortcut Bar is installed when you perform a Typical installation.

  • The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes updated Help (.hlp) and text (.txt) files. These files are not included in the patch version.

Microsoft Word 97 SR-1

The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes the following updates for Microsoft Word 97:

  • The Avery Wizard is updated for improved integration and stability with Microsoft Word 97 SR-1.


  • The Support Template, Macros8.dot, does not return an error message when you run the SuperDocStatistics macro.

Microsoft Excel 97 SR-1

The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes the following updates for Microsoft Excel 97:

  • A new Microsoft Excel 97 Viewer designed for use in Microsoft Windows 95/98 and Microsoft Windows NT is included.

Microsoft PowerPoint 97 SR-1

The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes the following updates for Microsoft PowerPoint 97:

  • A new Microsoft PowerPoint 97 Viewer is included that is designed for use in Microsoft Windows 95/98 and Microsoft Windows NT.


  • A filter is included that allows Microsoft PowerPoint 4.0 to directly open Microsoft PowerPoint 97 presentation files.

Microsoft Access 97 SR-1

The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes the following updates for Microsoft Access 97:

  • A new Microsoft Access 97 Snapshot Viewer for Windows 95/98 and Windows NT allows any user to view and print data contained in a Microsoft Access 97 Snapshot.


  • The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes a Service Pack for the Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition. This Service Pack should be installed if you use the following:


    • Computers running Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3 and the Microsoft Office 97 Developer Edition


-and-

    • Computers on which the ODBC Driver Manager 3.0 is installed

Microsoft Outlook 97 SR-1

The Microsoft Office 97 SR-1 Enterprise Update includes the following updates for Outlook 97:

  • Support for new features in Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 is included.


  • When you switch between the Microsoft Exchange client and Microsoft Outlook when you use forms, performance is improved.


  • The Daylight Saving Time option works correctly when you update appointments in Microsoft Outlook 97 SR-1.


  • Lotus cc:Mail messages that use Greek characters do not display extraneous characters when you import them into Microsoft Outlook 97 SR-1.


  • The Delegate With Permissions option is displayed correctly in Microsoft Outlook 97 SR-1. Instead of "Custom", the option is displayed as "Delegate".


  • The security features in Microsoft Outlook 97 SR-1 include a Send Security Keys option.


  • Microsoft Outlook 97 SR-1 can inherit Microsoft Schedule+ permissions.


  • The forms size limitation has expanded. The limit is no longer 32 kilobytes (K).


  • Thanksgiving and the Lunar New Year are correctly identified as holidays.



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