Office 2003 WITH SP1

I'm about to deploy Office 2003 but don't want to have to then revist and upgrade all the installations with Office 2003 SP1. How do I modify the package to include SP1?

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Posted by: GMdeploy 19 years ago
Yellow Belt
I have found the following Solution and Used it for my deploy:

Howto build an administrative Image:

Copy and uncompress the Office2003-CD to harddisk: "setup /a MSINODISABLEMEDIA=1" (You will be asked for your Key)
Do this for ALL Setup.exe on the CD always into the same Folder.

patch the Files with the following command: "msiexec /p <path>\MAINSP1ff.msp /a <MSI-File> SHORTFILENAMES=TRUE /qb /L* <Logfilename>"
Do this again for all MSI-Files in the generated Folder

There is a seperate Patch for OWC11.MSI:
"msiexec /p <path>\OWC11SP1ff.msp /a <MSI-File> SHORTFILENAMES=TRUE /qb /L* <Logfilename>"

The Patched Files now contain SP1 but also Your CDKEY!
Setup will not ask for a CDKEY anymore!

Original Infos taken from:

Hope, i could help you!

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Posted by: calis 19 years ago
Senior Yellow Belt
Just to add to GMdeploy's comments. Im not sure how your planning to then install SP1 to your desktops but you can use the following command to perform a reinstall which updates the instalaltion:

put setuppro.exe for Professional

Lao check out this link if you wanat to only updated components which are changed in the SP1 patch which minimizes upgrade and installation time:


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