Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3)

Provides the latest performance and security fixes to Office 2000, encased in a lighter package, with improved installation times
Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 is a software updater for Office 2000, containing a collection of performance and security fixes that could contribute to a better experience with Microsoft’s product.

Microsoft Office 2000 was the second edition of Microsoft’s word processors, yet the first to use the Windows Installer technology. This was very important at the time, since it allowed for service packs to be integrated inside the original installation files.

As such, updating an already existent Office installation is significantly easier than re-installing it. Also, the weight of the update package decreases a lot, not to mention installation times, which are truly optimized using this principle.

The first update for Office 2000 was named Service Release 1, while the second and the third packages were called Service Pack 2, respectively Service Pack 3.

Each of these included both performance and security fixes, leading to an enhanced level of usability for owners of Office 2000. Service Pack 3, the last of the releases, addressed issues discovered in multiple components of Microsoft’s suite, including PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel and Word.

The pack can be deployed only on top of an existing edition of Office 2000, taking considerably less time than a full suite installation. You are also required to install Office 2000 Service Release 1 prior to the latest Service Pack.

As soon as deployment is completed, you should be able to fully enjoy the perks of a stable, secure and reliable Office environment.

On a more realistic note, it’s true that Microsoft Office 2000 has few adepts left, taking into consideration that Microsoft’s suite has been brought to the latest OS technologies in order to provide a better user experience.

Nonetheless, the little audience that still prefers this release can enjoy the latest office fixes by making use of this Service Pack, which brings Office 2000 to its latest state of development.

Reviewed by on August 13th, 2013


last updated on:
November 14th, 2002, 22:26 GMT
file size:
13 MB
price:
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developed by:
Microsoft
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows All
category:
C: \ System \ OS Enhancements

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