OFFICE 2000 SR1A SET FOR RELEASE!!
Here is an update to the article I did earlier last month on Office being yanked from the market.Here is an update to the article I did earlier last month on Office being yanked from the market. I get a newsletter e-mailed to me that made me aware of this, once again, I think that the news letter stated it clearly.
I get a newsletter e-mailed to me that made me aware of this, once again, I think that the news letter stated it clearly, so I will cut and paste it here:
Although Microsoft has remained quiet about the upcoming "fixed"
version of Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1 (SR1), the company
is finally set to release the new update, dubbed Office 2000 SR1a, any
day now. Microsoft released the original SR1 in late March, but many
users quickly found the update to be buggy or even uninstallable,
especially on Windows NT 4.0 systems that had been upgraded to Windows
2000. After the release, I was deluged with email from frantic users
who reported a variety of issues with the update, and on April 7, the
company admitted that it would be providing a new version on its Web
Well, sort of. Oddly enough, Microsoft continues to supply users
with the original version of Office 2000 SR1 and provides few hints on
the Office Update Web site that a newer version will soon supercede
this hefty download. This behavior is particularly strange because
Microsoft will be basing a new release of Office 2000 on the SR1a code,
and users who ordered the original update on CD-ROM have been put on
hold while the fix is prepared. Microsoft originally stated that SR1a
would be available by the end of April but has obviously missed that
However, those who ordered the SR1a release on CD-ROM were notified
this week that the product is backordered and will ship by the end of
May. Presumably, we can expect the downloadable version some time