Office 2000

Discussion in 'Update Services' started by Adrian Marsh \(NNTP\), Jun 7, 2005.

  1. Any plans for MS to release Office 2000 patches via WSUS ?
    Adrian Marsh \(NNTP\), Jun 7, 2005
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  2. No. The Office 2000 installer and patching mechanisms are not adequate to
    support installing updates through WSUS or the new Microsoft Update site. I
    believe that we considered supporting Office 2000 but it would require
    drastic changes not only to WSUS and the Automatic Updates client, but
    fundamental changes to Office 2000 as well.

    Don Cottam
    Microsoft Corporation
    Windows Server Update Services

    donco AT microsoft DOT com
    (I prefer to communicate through the newsgroup, so please do not email me
    unless necessary...but if necessary, don't hesitate to email me. Thx!)

    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
    Don Cottam [MS], Jun 8, 2005
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  3. Don.. thank you for a 'technology-related' answer to that question. It's
    been in the air for a very long time and this is the first time we've seen a
    technology-related reason for them not being supported.

    It's also a great reason to help push my clients into upgrading their Office
    97/2000 installations. :)
    Lawrence Garvin, Jun 8, 2005
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