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Office Update after installing Office 2003

by snooz / November 28, 2003 8:25 AM PST

I just installed Office 2003 Student/Teacher. I selected the Upgrade installation because I already have Office XP. Immediately after installing 2003 I checked to see if there were any Critical updates. There was one KB828041 which I tried to download and install. I'm getting an error message "Installation Unsuccessful" I've tried several times and keep getting the same message. Does anyone have any ideas?


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Re:Office Update after installing Office 2003
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2003 8:46 AM PST

When Windows Update or Office Update fails, I employ the old fashioned method to download a patch on it's own and running the installer for said patch.

Here's the article with a link to download it.


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Office Update after Installing Office 2003
by sethco8904 / June 20, 2006 10:24 AM PDT

All too often, Microsoft, whom we all love and trust to never be wrong, throws us a monkey wrench. My advice is to put your Office CD into your computer and uninstall it the entire program. When completed, run the set-up and installation again and DON'T look for any updates until they're at least 3 months new.

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