Microsoft releases Office 2003 SP2

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Microsoft releases Office 2003 SP2

Antony Savvas

Microsoft has released Service Pack 2 for its Office 2003 collaboration suite, which includes a number of security and performance enhancements.

SP2 is anything from 50Mbytes to more than 100Mbytes in size depending on which components of the Office suite are installed.

The service pack contains fixes for a number of performance bugs and security flaws in Office 2003. Some have already been addressed in previous individual updates, but the pack aggregates them to make sure users don’t miss anything important.

Among the new features is a phishing protection facility in Outlook 2003's junk e-mail filter.

This feature is turned on by default for SP2 users and is designed to protect them from e-mail sent by attackers seeking to glean sensitive user information, such as electronic banking usernames and passwords.

The service pack would also improve application stability, said Microsoft.

SP2 supports Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.


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