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Microsoft KB Archive/924782

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Article ID: 924782

Article Last Modified on 11/15/2007


  • Microsoft Office Word 2003


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

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.


Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue:

  • 925875 Word 2003 stops responding (hangs) when you try to use the "Detect language automatically" feature

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

  • You try to save a file in Word 2003. When you do this, the default location to save a file is the user profile folder instead of the My Documents folder. This issue occurs when the computer is disconnected from the network.


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:


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 Office 2003 Service Pack 2 or Office 2003 Service Pack 1. However, we have tested this hotfix package more extensively on 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

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 this article lists.The English 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

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Winword.msp Not applicable 13,740,032 02-Oct-2006 20:38 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
Winword.exe 11.0.8108.0 12,259,088 16-Sep-2006 00:12 x86

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: OFF2003 WD WD2003

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