Description of Office 2003 hotfix package: March 22, 2004

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This article describes the Microsoft Office 2003 issue that is fixed in the Office 2003 hotfix package that is dated March 22, 2004.

Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following Office 2003 issue is fixed in this hotfix package, but was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you use the Office Assistant in the Croatian version of an Office 2003 program, Slovenian language text may be mixed with Croatian language text in the Office Assistant.


Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003. For additional 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

Administrative update

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the Croatian package now.
For additional 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 to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

If you installed any one of the products that are listed in the "Applies To" section from a server location, the server administrator must update the server location with the administrative public update, and then deploy that update to your computer.

If you are the server administrator, follow these steps:
  1. In Microsoft Windows Explorer, create a folder on drive C, and then name the folder Kb837015.
  2. Click the Download the Office2003-kb837015-hrv.exe package now link that is mentioned earlier.
  3. Click Save to save the package to the Kb837015 folder.
  4. In the Kb837015 folder, double-click the 173119_HRV_i386_zip.exe file.
  5. Click Continue when you receive the following message:
    Welcome to the Microsoft Hotfix Self-Extractor. This program will unzip some files onto your system.
  6. When you receive the prompt to type the path where you want to unzip the files, type C:\Kb837015, and then click OK.
  7. Click OK when you receive the message that all the files were successfully unzipped.
  8. In the Kb837015 folder, double-click the Office2003-kb837015-hrv.exe file.
  9. Click Yes to accept the license agreement.
  10. When you receive the prompt to type the location where you want to put the extracted files, click Browse.
  11. In the Browse for Folder dialog box, click the Kb837015 folder, and then click OK.
  12. Click OK to extract the files.
  13. In the Kb837015 folder, double-click the Answizintl-readme.txt file.

    Follow the steps in the Answizintl-readme.txt file to install and deploy the hotfix.


There are no prerequisites for this hotfix.

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

You do not have to create or modify any registry keys to activate the hotfix that is contained in this package.

Hotfix file information

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

The Croatian version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.

Download information:
   Date         Time   Version      Size       File name
   22-Mar-2004  22:14  11.0.6204.0  1,250,024  Office2003-kb837015-hrv.exe

Microsoft Windows Installer MSP file information:
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   22-Mar-2004  20:11  1,211,904  Answizintl-fullfile-hrv.msp (Full-file/Administrative)
   22-Mar-2004  20:10     56,320  Answizintl-binary-hrv.msp (Optimized)

After you install the hotfix , the Croatian version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   16-Feb-2004  15:21     67,653
   16-Feb-2004  15:22    803,577
   16-Feb-2004  15:22    739,149
   16-Feb-2004  15:24  1,079,030
   16-Feb-2004  15:23  1,091,835

Additional notes

  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that the package contains.
  • For more information about the differences between the two MSP files, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


For additional 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


Article ID: 837015 - Last Review: January 5, 2015 - Revision: 3.7
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