Word 98 bug-fix/TAPI hot-fix updates

Two of the articles in yesterday's WinInfo need a bit of clarification...First of all, thanks to Adam Vujic for locating the Word 98 bug-fix file, which is actually named WDODMA.EXE. You can download this file from the

Paul Thurrott

February 2, 1998

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Two of the articles in yesterday's WinInfo need a bit of clarification...

First of all, thanks to Adam Vujic for locating the Word 98 bug-fix file, which is actually named WDODMA.EXE. You can download this file from the Microsoft Support site.

You can also find out more about this bug-fix at the Microsoft Web site.

Also, I'd like to thank Chris Hassler who pointed out that this bug-fixis only required if you are working in a networked environment.

Jeff Sigman wrote to mention that the TAPI hot-fix I mentioned yesterdayshould not be installed over a previous version of TAPI. TAPI 2.0 comes with Service Pack 3, so you must install TAPI 2.1 before applying thehot-fix. You can get TAPI 2.1 from the Microsoft Web site.

This probably goes without saying, but I'll mention it just to be clear:if you're using Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3, you don't need to applyevery single hot-fix. You should check out the hot-fixes as they are released and then determine whether the problems they fix affect you. TAPI,as it happens, is an API for software developers. If you aren't developingtelephony software for Windows, you probably don't need this hot-fix.

Thanks again to Jeff for the info!

--Pau

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Paul Thurrott

Paul Thurrott is senior technical analyst for Windows IT Pro. He writes the SuperSite for Windows, a weekly editorial for Windows IT Pro UPDATE, and a daily Windows news and information newsletter called WinInfo Daily UPDATE.

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